London's contemporary architecture: a visitor's guide
This second edition is completely up-to-date, and in colour throughout. It covers the best and most interesting buildings completed in London during the period 1984-1998. It is one of the few books available that covers London buildings designed and completed since 1980. It covers over 130 buildings and is supported by 100-150 photographs, with numerous line diagrams and a useful map based format.
Ken Allinson and Victoria Thornton possess a unique familiarity with London's architecture. Victoria serves on the Arts Council's Architecture Committee and RIBA's National Awards Committee; she was formerly editor of RIBA's London Review and currently serves on the editorial board of the journal published by the Prince of Wales Institute. Ken is a practising architect, author of The Wild Card of Design and Getting There By Design, he is a member of the RIBA's Architecture Centre exhibition committee, and studio lecturer at Oxford Brookes and Greenwich Universities. Together they currently run Architectural Dialogue, a research consultancy operating in the interfaces between clients, professionals and lay-people. For over seventeen years