Arts and Crafts Architecture : ‘Beauty’s Awakening’


ISBN: 9781785007965
Author(s): Julian Holder
Format: hardback
Year published: 2021
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher Location: Marlborough
Total Pages: 176
Illustrations: Includes 216 colour photographs and 41 b&w photographs.

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The Arts and Crafts Movement produced some of the country’s most popular, loved and recognizable buildings. This book guides the general reader through its history from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth. Of equal interest to those with a more informed interest, it will open your eyes to the richness and beauty of one of the most important artistic movements the British Isles ever produced.

This beautifully illustrated book includes a comprehensive thematic introduction; an up-to-date history of Arts and Crafts architecture, the key individual and the characteristics of the buildings. In-depth case-studies of all the major buildings are given, as well as those overlooked by the current literature. There is a useful accompanying guide to places to visit and, finally, a list of stunning Arts and Crafts buildings you can stay in.

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