This guide is aimed at providing a useful instrument for understanding the architectural history of London as well as a means for analysing the new construction trends that are characteristic of the city.
The itineraries include about eighty architectural works, both historical and contemporary, which are fully illustrated with images, drawings and descriptions, and are marked on the front of the map with a reference number corresponding to the section in the book and the icon on the back of the map. The guide also provides information about museums, libraries, institutions, movie theatres, restaurants and gathering places.
Among others, the project selection includes works by Allies and Morrison, Arup Associates, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Avery Associates, Foster + Partners, Grimshaw Architects, Herzog & De Meuron, James Stirling, Jestico + Whiles, John Mc Aslan + Partners, Stanton Williams, OMA, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Richard Rogers Partnership, Stanton Williams Architects, Studio Daniel Libeskind, Wilkinson Eyre Architects, Zaha Hadid Architects.
Andrea Nastri, architect and journalist, is involved in research in modern and contemporary architecture and collaborates with Italian and international magazines and publishing houses specializing in this field. Giuliana Vespere, architect, has written articles and essays on contemporary architecture published in specialized books and magazines.