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  • Paperback: 167 pages
  • Publisher: Zero Books; Reprint edition (24 Feb 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780990227
  • ISBN-13: 978-1780990224
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 136,068 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Douglas Murphy is an architect and writer based in London.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Alex W on 9 May 2012
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A fascinating look at a type of building which I had no previous idea prefigures 20C modernism: the iron and glass structures built for events like the Great Exhibition. At times it's a little too stiffly phrased, as if Murphy's imagining it as an academic piece, but it won't prevent anyone enjoying this erudite & original survey.
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