The City of London : A Companion Guide Hardback
This new edition of "The City of London" is a handy-sized companion guide which invites you to explore the famous Square Mile of the City of London and to discover its incomparable architectural heritage, from the remains of the Roman wall to the 21st-century. "One New Change" by Jean Nouvel. Each chapter features a specially commissioned map of the district followed by approximately 22 entries on individual buildings and urban spaces ordered in the sequence that you would encounter them on a walk through the area.
The 175 illustrated entries cover major landmarks such as St Paul's Cathedral, the Bank of England and Guildhall, as well as iconic modern buildings such as Rogerss Lloyds of London and Fosters Gherkin.
A final feature in each chapter presents around 8 extra points of interest, such as unusual pieces of sculpture and hidden gardens.
Boxed features cover special topics such as Roman London, the Inns of Court, the Great Fire of London, the river Thames and the newspaper industry.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 368 pages, 443 illustrations, 392 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 07/05/2012
- Category: History of architecture
- ISBN: 9780500342794