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Railway architecture

Railway architecture

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Published by Bloomsbury Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Buildings and structures -- Great Britain,
  • Architecture -- Great Britain -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by members and associates of Save Britain"s Heritage ; edited by Marcus Binney and David Pearce.
    ContributionsBinney, Marcus., Pearce, David, 1937-, Save Britain"s Heritage (Association)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19682079M
    ISBN 100906223628
    ISBN 109780906223628
    LC Control Number79023203
    OCLC/WorldCa17610284

    The architecture of the Great Western Railway is an example of non-standard as much as standard designs. From the towering gothic majesty of Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads to the almost anonymous wayside halt, the story of its development is told here and now for the first time in colour. Although impossible to fe. Railway Architecture expertly blends post-punk, Britpop (for want of a better word), music hall and 60's pop into this year's most exciting release yet, having already caught the attention of BBC 6 Music's Steve Lamacq with a nomination for his Rebel Playlist.

    Railway architecture. [Bill Fawcett] -- A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes. Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around , but it. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Railway architecture.

    This publication is part of the Britain's Living History series. Found this a totally fascinating book. From the first section on the history of how the railways developed to an introduction to the various styles used on railway buildings from the s to the s, some information on engineering principles and materials used, there is a wealth of information in this volume/5(16). In this stunning book, John Minnis reveals Britain's finest railway architecture. From the most cavernous engine sheds, like Old Oak Common, through the eccentric country halts on the Tollesbury line and the gantries of the Liverpool Overhead Railway, to the soaring viaducts of Belah and Cumlin, Britain’s Lost Railways offers a sweeping.


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Railways were the most extensive new patrons of architecture in the nineteenth century. Many of their buildings were of a totally new kind and others posed novel problems of construction.

Style and technique united as railways sought to combine the prestige and elegance of this new form of travel with crucial and imaginative innovations in engineering/5(4). Railway Architecture. A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes.

Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of aroundbut it was almost before specific railway architecture /5(5). Railway Architecture Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, January 1, "Please retry" — — $ The Amazon Book Review Manufacturer: Bloomsbury Books.

Bill Fawcett is a professional engineer who has written and lectured extensively on architecture and railways. His previous ten books include the biography of architect G. Andrews and a prize-winning account of the early Newcastle & Carlisle Railway.

He is a keen observationist, is an adviser to the Railway Heritage Trust and edits the journal York Historian/5(6). Book Description. An exciting new generation of railway architecture has emerged in Europe and elsewhere over the past decade. This book explains the reasons for the renaissance of the station as a building type and the current changes it is undergoing.

The functional, social and technical factors which shape railway architecture are examined. The book includes a nice blend of historical as well as current photos of Railway architecture book various stations.

The text follows the images well (the reader gets to see much of what the text describes), but for the price, one could enjoy the book without reading the text.

This book would make a nice gift for either a train lover or an architecture by: 1. An exciting new generation of railway architecture has emerged in Europe and elsewhere over the past decade. This book explains the reasons for the renaissance of the station as a building type and the current changes it is undergoing.

The functional, social and technical factors which shape railway architecture are cturer: Taylor & Francis. The majestic architecture of nineteenth-and early twentieth-century railway buildings reflected the pride of the railway companies who commissioned them.

The structures themselves, from classically-designed stations to mighty viaducts, tunnels and bridges, inspired awe in a travelling public receptive to the splendour of a new kind of tranpsort that was changing their lives.

An exciting new generation of railway architecture has emerged in Europe and elsewhere over the past decade. This book explains the reasons for the renaissance of the station as a building type and the current changes it is : Brian Edwards.

Bill Fawcett is a professional engineer who has written and lectured extensively on architecture and railways. His previous ten books include the biography of architect G.

Andrews and a prize-winning account of the early Newcastle & Carlisle Railway/5(7). Bill Fawcett is a professional engineer who has written and lectured extensively on architecture and railways.

His previous ten books include the biography of architect G. Andrews and a prize-winning account of the early Newcastle & Carlisle Railway%(). Buy Britain's Railway Architecture & Heritage (Easy Reference Guide) (Britain's Living History) by Trevor Yorke (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). RAILWAY ARCHITECTURE – BOOK This heavy book of pages is crammed with over photographs and contains absorbing details of all aspects of British railwayana from stations to hotels, engine sheds, bridges, viaducts and all types of construction that shaped Britain's railway heritage: some of it bygone but much of it preserved.

Get this from a library. Railway architecture. [Bill Fawcett] -- "Once specific railway buildings became necessary aroundBritish architects seized the opportunity with both hands, designing some of the great buildings of their age.

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By Marcus Binney and David Pearce (eds) – Railway Architecture. Hardback, fully illustrated in black and white, pp. Publication date (first published in ) and published by SAVE Britain’s Heritage. Second hand in excellent condition. Price: £5. An exciting new generation of railway architecture has emerged in Europe and elsewhere over the past decade.

This book explains the reasons for the renaissance of the station as a building type and the current changes it is undergoing. The functional, social and technical factors which shape railway architecture are examined.

As stations are essential elements of sustainable. Railway Architecture. The great arched train sheds of Victorian Britain are often seen as the nineteenth-century equivalent of medieval cathedrals: once specific railway buildings became necessary around British architects seized the opportunity with both hands, designing some of the great buildings of their age.

A superb compilation of black & white photographs showing the distinctive architectural style of the Midland Railway.

Numerous scale drawings, diagram of the Midland Railway system and extensive captions to each photographs. Hardback with. John Minnis is an architectural historian with English Heritage. He has a particular interest in transport buildings and has published widely on both rail and road architecture.

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