The Architecture and Legacy of British Railway Buildings 182

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Railway buildings have always had a fascinating character all of their own, despite many no longer being in operational railway service. This book tells the story of how these buildings evolved alongside the development of the railway in Great Britain and examines how architects over the years have responded to the operational, social and cultural influences that define their work. Written for those with a keen interest in architecture and the railway, as well as those new to the subject, The Architecture and Legacy of British Railway Buildings provides an unique insight into the production of railway architecture, both in the context of railway management and the significant periods of ownership, and the swings in national mood for railway-based transportation. As well as tracing its history, the authors take time to consider the legacy these buildings have left behind and the impact of heritage on a continually forward-looking industry.
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Stock Code CW711.0
Running Time Hardback
Author Thornton R/Wood M
ISBN13 9781785007118
Format Hardback
Height(mm) 246
Width(mm) 189
Page Count 192
Pictures 200
Publication Date 8 Oct 2020
Publication Status Available
Record last updated 27/04/2021