Airports: A Century of Architecture :: Hugh Pearman soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Laurence King, 2004, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Line drawings (some colour); Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Plans;
From the cover: Ever since Louis Bleriot crossed the Channel from France to England in a monoplane in 1909 the first international flight architects have been fascinated by the idea of accommodating the aeroplane. Since their emergence at the start of the 20th century, airports have become one of the most distinctive and important of architectural building types. Often used to symbolize progress, freedom and trade, they offer architects the chance to design on a grand scale. At the beginning of the 21st century, airports are experiencing a new and exciting renaissance as they evolve into a new type of building, one that is complete, self-containe…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Small indentation to the upper panel extending to the upper board, a decent copy otherwise.
Black boards with Red titling to the Spine. 240 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11¾” x 10¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Architecture catalogue?