Birmingham

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Yale University Press, 2005 - Architecture - 326 pages
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This is a detailed, authoritative, and easy-to-use guide to the architectural wealth of England’s second city, the “workshop of the world.” Birmingham’s major buildings include its splendid English Baroque cathedral, pioneering Neo-Roman town hall, and still controversial Central Library of the 1970s. Streets of rich and varied Victorian and Edwardian architecture bear witness to an earlier era when Birmingham’s civic initiatives were the admiration of the country. More recently, the city has been rejuvenated with architecture on a giant scale, including the iconoclastic Selfridges and the canalside precinct of Brindleyplace, where Modernism and Classical Revival are excitingly juxtaposed.The guide also explores a variety of outer districts and suburbs, among them the famous Jewellery Quarter, the stucco villas of Edgbaston, and Cadbury’s celebrated Garden Suburb at Bournville. A connecting theme is provided by the local Arts and Crafts school, which flourished well into the twentieth century.
  

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Contents

Major Buildings
39
City Centre
81
Inner Areas
141
Outer Areas and Suburbs
211
Excursions
273

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University of Birmingham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Birmingham is a British Red Brick university located in Birmingham, in the West Midlands of England. Founded in Edgbaston in 1900 as a ...
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Birmingham by Andy Foster (2005). ISBN: 0300 10731 5. A lively, comprehensive and practical guide to the architectural riches of England’s second city. ...
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Birmingham Town Hall —— 维客(wiki)
This article is about Birmingham Town Hall, a concert venue. For the seat of Birmingham City Council, see Council House, Birmingham. ...
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Chairman’s Message, January 2006
Paradise Forum, or around the side of Birmingham Central. Library by Birmingham Conservatoire). Free on street parking. is available around the area at this ...
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Ives, E. (2000) The First Civic University: Birmingham, 1880-1980 - An Introductory History, University of Birmingham Press: Birmingham. ISBN 1-902-45907-5 ...
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[[Grafika:Soho House, Birmingham.jpg|thumb|300px|Soho House - widok z Soho Avenue]] ... Jest ono zarządzane przez [[Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery]], ...
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Andy Foster is an architectural historian based in Birmingham.

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