This book was recommended to me by a second year architecture student. I have read the basics of architecture series by Lorraine and found them really useful and this book is just as helpful. If you are studying architecture or if you are really interested in architecture, I recommend this to you!
I have the collection from this range of books and i think they are brilliant. Very informative, clearly written and lots of photos. Gives you inspiration for your own work and is very informative, again i think this would be a good read for architect or similar students.
The tutor recommend this book to me. It's really a nice book both for architecture and urban design. I borrowed one from library then I decided to buy it because it's professional and easy to understand by some nice examples.