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The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens: Volume 3: Public Buildings, Etc (2024) (PRE-ORDER)

ISBN: 9781788842501
Artist(s): Edwin Lutyens
Author(s): A.S.G. Butler (Author), George Stewart Christopher Hussey
Format: hardback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 2024
Publisher: ACC Art Books
Total Pages: 260
Illustrations: Lavishly illustrated

£125.00

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Please Note: This title will be dispatched after its publication on 8 April 2024

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.

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