Books
Architecture
Interior Design
Urban Planning
Landscape
Engineering
Construction
The Arts
Cooking
Photography
About Us
Shipping and Returns
Privacy Policy
Contact Us
Join our Mailing List
Book Vouchers
 
SEARCH 
 
search on Title, Author's Surname, ISBN 
Isambard Kingdom Brunel: The Life of an Engineering Genius

ISBN: 9781445671369
AUTHOR: Colin Maggs   
PUBLISHED BY: Amberley Publishing   December 2017
COVER: Paperback
FORMAT: 129x198mm
PAGES: 336
LANGUAGE: English
PRICE: $39.95

In his time Isambard Kingdom Brunel was the world's greatest engineer. His list of achievements is truly breathtaking: the Thames Tunnel, the first underwater tunnel in the world; the SS Great Britain, the first propeller-driven ship; the Clifton Suspension Bridge, then the longest span of any bridge in the world; and the Great Western Railway. History has been kind to his memory: many of his creations still exist and he is lauded by historians as a truly 'Great Briton'. In this full-scale biography Colin Maggs presents a portrait of a complex, ambitious and determined genius. But the Brunel that emerges is not without flaws. He made mistakes, both personal and technical - he wasn't always right but never admitted he was wrong. Drawing on Brunel's diaries, letters and business papers, we see the real Isambard, a more human figure, emerging from behind the towering structures and machines he created.
3067 Results   Showing 0 - 20 Page    1    2    3    4    5   
               
The Nordic Home

ISBN 9781864707960
BY
John Arne Bjerknes   

PRICE $109.95   
 
Ordinary and Extraordinary: Brooks + Scarpa

ISBN 9780998529851
BY
Tibby Rothman   

PRICE $89.95   
 
Studio Joy Works

ISBN 9781616896461
BY
Rick Joy   

PRICE $79.95   
 
Little House in the City: Living Small Within City Limits

ISBN 9781631868429
BY
Marc Vassallo   

PRICE $79.95   
 
             
The City and the Architecture of Change: The Work and Radical Visions of Cedric Price

ISBN 9783038600459
BY
Tanja Herdt   Helen Ferguson   

PRICE $129.95   
 
Brick 18: Outstanding International Brick Architecture

ISBN 9783038600909
BY
Ag Wienerberger   Beatrix Schiesser   

PRICE $139.95   
 
Contemporary Classical Architecture: John B. Murray

ISBN 9781580935036
BY
Elizabeth Brooke Murray   Bunny Williams   

PRICE $129.95   
 
Minimalist Living Spaces: Fashionable Home Design

ISBN 9781864707670
BY
Mark Rielly   

PRICE $99.95   
             
Studio Joy Works

ISBN 9781616897550
BY
Rick Joy   Michael Crosbie   

PRICE $109.95   
 
Life Is Ibiza: People Houses Life

ISBN 9789401449106
BY
Anne Poelmans   

PRICE $109.95   
 
Repurposed: New Zealand Homes Using Upcycled Materials and Spaces

ISBN 9780143771746
BY
Catherine Foster   

PRICE $49.95   
 
The Iconic House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900

ISBN 9780500293942
BY
Dominic Bradbury   Richard Powers   

PRICE $89.95   
             
Freeing Architecture

ISBN 9782869251380
BY
Junya Ishigami   

PRICE $109.95   
 
Architect & Developer: A Guide to Self-Initiating Projects

ISBN 9781981231560
BY
James Petty Aia   

PRICE $49.95   
 
Ocean View: The Perfect Holiday Homes; Nature Retreats Vol. II

ISBN 9789401447607
BY
Sebastiaan Bedaux   

PRICE $109.95   
 
Open Concept Apartments

ISBN 9780062840608
BY
Francesc Zamora   

PRICE   
             
Essential Earthbag Construction: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide

ISBN 9780865718647
BY
Kelly Hart   

PRICE $79.95   
 
Canadian Contemporary: The Northern Home

ISBN 9781864707625
BY
Hannah Jenkins   Avi Friedman   

PRICE $89.95   
 
Mudgirls Manifesto: Handbuilt Homes, Handcrafted Lives

ISBN 9780865718777
BY
Various   

PRICE $69.95   
 
Inside North Korea

ISBN 9783836572217
BY
Oliver Wainwright   Julius Wiedemann   

PRICE $119.95   
             
Page    1    2    3    4    5