Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens: Volume 3: Public Buildings, Etc.

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Author: A. S. G. BUTLER

Category: The arts

Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: ACC Art Books

ISBN: 9781788842501

RRP: $275.00


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The genius of Edwin Lutyens is now universally recognised. When the acclaimed English architect passed away in 1944, three large volumes of his drawings and photographs were commissioned from the thousands found in his office and were published by Country Life. In 2023, all three volumes will be republished by ACC Art Books. This third and final volume showcases Lutyens’ detailed plans and elevations for the greatest examples of his townhouse renovations, memorials and public buildings, including the Cenotaph at Westminster, the Thiepval Memorial, and the colossal Midland Bank building in Manchester. These reissues are once again bringing to the world’s attention not just the professionalism of a great architect, but also the loving care with which he set down the minutiae of his visions. They are among the few books in existence illustrated with his working drawings, as well as pristine photos of the finished masterpieces themselves. A beautiful tribute to a monumental figure in the history of modern architecture. SELLING POINTS: . Third volume of Edwin Lutyens’ work . Includes the Cenotaph at Westminster, the Thiepval Memorial, The Metropolitan Cathedral in Liverpool, and the colossal Midland Bank building in Manchester, as well as numerous townhouse renovations . One of the few books in the world that can provide working drawings . Beautiful black-and-white photographs 226 b/w illustrations

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