Gifts for Architects

Palomino Blackwing 602 firm pencil

Palomino Blackwing 602 firm pencil

£2.25

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A stylish modern version of the iconic Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602 pencil that was favored by artists such as Stephen Sondheim and Chuck Jones. Premium Japanese Quality wood Centred graphite core Incense-ceder casing Easy to sharpen A unique ferrule design to hold the rubber.  The firmness of this pencil make it ideal for speedy writing,   Graphite grade: HB Weight: 13 g Pencils sold individually  
The School of Life sea paperweight The School of Life sea paperweight

The School of Life sea paperweight

£35.00

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Modern version of 'memento mori'. A Latin expression meaning 'remember that you have to die' originating from a practice common in Ancient Rome in the form of a beautiful object. Meditate on the struggles of everyday life as a sailor battling the waves might. We can also, in the midst of our struggles, appreciate the beauty and grandeur of what we’re up against. Glass paperweights Pleasing to look at and should serve as daily inspiration Paper covered gift box Booklet Large 80 mm Themes available: Stars and sea
Ola Studio pocket notebooks A6 Ola Studio pocket notebooks A6

Ola Studio pocket notebooks A6

£7.50

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Pocket size layflat notebook featuring Layflat binding allowing the user to work across two pages simultaneously, and the book to rest open at a chosen page Each features a traditionally printed cover that’s flexible, so will fit comfortably into any pocket or bag, and 80 soft white pages that are sewn at the spine for durability Printed on FSC certified stocks using vegetable based inks Made in the UK 105 x 148 mm (A6) 300 gsm embossed paper cover 80 plain pages Sent carefully packed in a padded sleeve Available design: Diamond print in Phthalo green; Curve print in Smoke grey
The School of Life stars paperweight The School of Life stars paperweight

The School of Life stars paperweight

£25.00

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Modern version of 'memento mori'. A Latin expression meaning 'remember that you have to die' originating from a practice common in Ancient Rome in the form of a beautiful object. This image, taken by the Hubble telescope, says nothing directly about what happened today at work or in our relationships. Its function is to make us feel small. That’s normally unpleasant, but to be made to feel small by something so much more majestic and powerful than we are has something redeeming and enhancing about it. Glass paperweights Pleasing to look at and should serve as daily inspiration Paper covered gift box Booklet Small 60 mm Themes available: Stars and sea
Achille Castiglioni

Achille Castiglioni

£35.00

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Achille Castiglioni was one of the most important and prolific designers of the twentieth century. This comprehensive monograph is the only detailed study of his remarkable career and includes a catalogue of his complete works of architecture and exhibition, interior and product design. This book discusses Castiglioni's wide range of diverse projects including the spatial design work that dominated his early career as well as late. Castiglioni's work is celebrated for its combination of technical innovation with an aesthetically - pleasing form.  He created hundreds of pieces of furniture, lighting and products for a distinguished client list including Kartell, Knoll, Alessi and Siemens. The book contains more than 800 photographs and drawings which does full justice to his designs that won eight prestigious Compasso d'Oro prizes. 480 pages, Hardback  
Eero Saarinen Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen

£29.95

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Eero Saarinen was one of the world's most celebrated architects at the time of his tragic death at the age of 51. This volume is the most thorough monograph to be published to date on Eero Saarinen and the first major publication on the architect in 40 years. Organised into 14 chapters chronologically, it traces Saarinen's life and career from his childhood in Finland through the collaboration with his father, to his iconic airport projects of the 1960s.  Documenting more than sixty commissions and competitions with approximately 300 including period photography by renowned architectural photographers, such as Ezra Stoller and Harvey Croze.  A great book examining how Saarinen was perceived in the past as well as the present with rarely seen sketches and plans.  Paperback, 250 pages.
Artek N 65 Chair Artek N 65 Chair

Artek N 65 Chair

£245.00

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The N65 Children's Chair is a smaller version of the Artek Chair 65 that was designed by the Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto. With its simple design and comfortable structure, this chair for children would fit beautifully in any bedroom or within a play area. A safe, sturdy chair with L-shaped legs that are designed to be able to withstand bumps or knocks! The legs and back of the chair are made of natural varnished birch wood, making it suitable for a variety of interiors. The round seat offers options of birch wood, white laminate or black linoleum. H 60cm W 35cm D 38cm  Please note: delivery times for this product are 12-15 weeks
Artek 60 Stool Birch Artek 60 Stool Birch

Artek 60 Stool Birch

£212.00

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The three legged Artek stool is another example of Alvar Aalto's close working relationship with birch. The stool's sleek style shows his ability to create smooth curved wooden surfaces. The stool is great for use within the home or office, its ability to be stackable makes it easily stored away to create space when needed. Heigh 44cm Diameter 38cm  Delivery: 3-4 weeks for this product
This Brutal World This Brutal World

This Brutal World

£29.95

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A curated collection of some of the most powerful and awe-inspiring Brutalist architecture ever built This Brutal World is a global survey of this compelling and much-admired style of architecture. It brings to light virtually unknown Brutalist architectural treasures from across the former eastern bloc and other far flung parts of the world. It includes works by some of the best contemporary architects including Zaha Hadid and David Chipperfield as well as by some of the master architects of the 20th century including Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Paul Rudolph and Marcel Breuer.
Buckingham Palace Architectural Sculpture

Buckingham Palace Architectural Sculpture

£135.00

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Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch This Chisel and Mouse sculpture is of the central portion of the East Front and contains the balcony from which the Royal Family acknowledges the crowds on momentous occasions and annually after Trooping the Colour. Each sculpture is handmade in Sussex, England.
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Trellick Tower Architectural Sculpture

Trellick Tower Architectural Sculpture

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Chisel and Mouse's architectural sculpture displays Erno Goldfinger's Trellick Tower, a striking Grade II listed 31-storey block of flats in North Kensington. Chisel and Mouse have sculpted the Brutalist housing block, complete with its separate lift tower which is linked at every third storey to the main block. Each sculpture is handmade in Sussex, England.
The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

£40.00

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Both a practical guide and a great source of inspiration, The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes presents the interiors, furniture, and locations you need to know about along with portraits of the people who can make it happen. Most architecture and interior books show houses polished to perfection, manicured to the extent that it is hard to imagine anybody actually lives there: they seem to miss the point that homes are meant to be inhabited. A handbook for making a home that will stand the test of time; take knocks and scuffs in its stride; and where lives can unfold, children grow up, and dogs run wild. Hardback | 20 x 26.5 cm | 402 pages
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Arch:You - Medium Arch:You - Medium

Arch:You - Medium

£12.50 £20.00

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ARCH:YOU is a series of houses in oak or concrete in three sizes. The oak houses come with natural or colourful roofs which add character to the simple archetypes. Concrete is an industrial product, and its nature makes each house unique. The raw appearance with features like tiny air bubbles and markings in the colour are part of the character of the material. 6 x 6 x 12 cm

Arch:You - Medium

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Arch:You - Small Arch:You - Small

Arch:You - Small

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ARCH:YOU is a series of houses in oak or concrete in three sizes. The oak houses come with natural or colourful roofs which add character to the simple archetypes. Concrete is an industrial product, and its nature makes each house unique. The raw appearance with features like tiny air bubbles and markings in the colour are part of the character of the material. 6 x 6 x 9 cm

Arch:You - Small

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Identic Architecture Memory Game

Identic Architecture Memory Game

£14.95

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An architecture matching game to stimulate mind and memory. Observe and remember worldwide architectural masterpieces to win.
Archimetric Architects Sketchbook Archimetric Architects Sketchbook

Archimetric Architects Sketchbook

£16.95

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Archimetric is a sketchbook conceived for architects, designers and everyone who cares about scaled drafting. The pages are ruled at a scale of 1/100° and 1/50° for precision, with blank pages included for notes and freehand drawings. This sketchbook also comes with drawing instruments, including a scale ruler, T-square and protractor, as well as a bookmark. 272 pages | 17 x 24 cm | 100gr milimeter sheet 1/100° + 1/50° One supplied.
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Archifold Architectural Origami Set

Archifold Architectural Origami Set

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Archifold is a series of origami sheets of paper with patterns based on the framework used by architects to create plans. A diagram is included in the envelope with guidelines for 'building' a little house, but it’s only one of the many possible designs offered by this set. Each envelope contains 34 doubled side printed sheets of paper. Paper is 20 x 20 cm, 60g/m2. Be creative, be an architect.
Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp - Paul Smith Special Edition Blue Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp - Paul Smith Special Edition Blue

Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp - Paul Smith Special Edition Blue

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The Paul Smith Special Edition is a stunning new interpretation of the classic Anglepoise Type75 table lamp. It combines the unmistakable form and function of an Anglepoise lamp with the unique handprint of one of Britain’s foremost designers. Created for Anglepoise by leading British industrial product designer, Sir Kenneth Grange, the timeless Type75 design provides the perfect canvas for a designer known for his mastery of colour. Its streamlined, modernist form has become the designer’s palette and its no-frills, mechanical functionality is highlighted by his playful colour-by-component approach.
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Spirit Level Pendant

Spirit Level Pendant

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A miniature spirit level to be worn as a necklace charm. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Complete with chain.
Wrench Pendant

Wrench Pendant

£32.00

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A miniature wrench to be worn as a necklace charm. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Complete with chain.
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Scissors Pendant Set Scissors Pendant Set

Scissors Pendant Set

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A miniature set of specialist tools to be worn as necklace charms. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Set of 3 pendants complete with chain and red toolbox. Includes styling scissors, tailoring scissors and detail scissors.
Pliers Pendant Set Pliers Pendant Set

Pliers Pendant Set

£75.00

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A miniature set of specialist tools to be worn as necklace charms. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Set of 3 pendants complete with chain and red toolbox. Includes diagonal cutter, shear and long nose pliers.
Tools Pendant Set Tools Pendant Set

Tools Pendant Set

£75.00

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A miniature set of specialist tools to be worn as necklace charms. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Set of 3 pendants complete with chain and red toolbox. Includes screwdriver, hammer and wood chisel.
Brick Hammer Pendant

Brick Hammer Pendant

£32.00

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A miniature brick hammer to be worn as a necklace charm. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Complete with chain.
Claw Hammer Pendant

Claw Hammer Pendant

£32.00

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A miniature claw hammer to be worn as a necklace charm. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Complete with chain.
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Embroidery Scissors Pendant

Embroidery Scissors Pendant

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A miniature pair of embroidery scissors to be worn as a necklace charm. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Complete with chain.
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Tailoring Scissors Pendant

Tailoring Scissors Pendant

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A miniature pair of tailoring scissors to be worn as a necklace charm. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Complete with chain.
Measure Up Pendant Set Measure Up Pendant Set

Measure Up Pendant Set

£75.00

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A miniature set of specialist tools to be worn as necklace charms. Meticulously detailed in matt and polished stainless steel. Set of three pendants complete with chain and red toolbox. Includes calipers, ruler and L square.
Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed The World

Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed The World

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The history of modern architecture is as diverse as it is beautiful, varying wildly from region to region and era to era. Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, explores 50 of the most significant and striking buildings in the world, from the modernist aesthetic of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the eye-catching flair of Beijing's CCTV Headquarters.
Mid-Century Modern Complete

Mid-Century Modern Complete

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The definitive survey of one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design. With over 1,000 illustrations, this is a must-have for any design aficionado, collector or reader seeking inspiration for their home.
Plumen Light Bulb 002 Plumen Light Bulb 002

Plumen Light Bulb 002

£19.95

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The Plumen 001 won Designs of the Year 2011. The Plumen 002 uses a unique bulb design to bring style and warmth to any space. It uses 80% less energy than a regular bulb and will last eight times longer. A designer light bulb, that is efficient, beautiful and affordable.
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Mondaine Swiss Railways Watch - Stop2Go

Mondaine Swiss Railways Watch - Stop2Go

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In 1944, Hans Hilfiker, a Swiss engineer, created a clock, which has become known as the 'Swiss Railways Clock'. In 1986 the Mondaine watch company took the blueprint of the iconic design of the Railways Clock and turned it into a watch collection. The stop2go features a second hand that turns full circle in 58 seconds and then waits at 12 o'clock for the minute hand to move on, before jumping one marker forwards, starting its next rotation. Delivery 4-6 weeks.
Beam Earrings Beam Earrings

Beam Earrings

£95.00

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Terrence Woodgate has designed a beautiful collection of earrings and a pendants based on the humble I beam, (girder) which is used in architecture.  His designs have a modernist or even minimal adherence where the materials are allowed to speak for themselves.
Beam Pendant Beam Pendant

Beam Pendant

£160.00

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Terrence Woodgate has designed a beautiful collection of earrings and a pendants based on the humble I beam, (girder) which is used in architecture.  His designs have a modernist or even minimal adherence where the materials are allowed to speak for themselves. Supplied on a silver snake chain as opposed to the chain shown in the photographs.
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Tree Houses: fairy Tale Castles in the Sky

Tree Houses: fairy Tale Castles in the Sky

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A stunningly illustrated study of the best tree houses in the world. Features 50 tree houses in all different styles from romantic to modern. Every house is depicted in several photos as well as one illustration by artist Patrick Hruby. Short biographies of all architects.
Scalpel Brooch Scalpel Brooch

Scalpel Brooch

£10.00

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Brighton based illustrator and designer, Lou Taylor has created an exclusive range of acrylic jewellery for the Design Museum Shop. Inspired by the exhibition Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture.
Protractor Brooch Protractor Brooch

Protractor Brooch

£10.00

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Brighton based illustrator and designer, Lou Taylor has created an exclusive range of acrylic jewellery for the Design Museum Shop. Inspired by the exhibition Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture.
Set Square Brooch Set Square Brooch

Set Square Brooch

£10.00

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Silver
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Brighton based illustrator and designer, Lou Taylor has created an exclusive range of acrylic jewellery for the Design Museum Shop. Inspired by the exhibition Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture.
Concrete

Concrete

£29.95

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Concrete presents a visual exploration of the aesthetics of concrete architecture through 180 structures from ancient Rome to the present day. Collating fascinating and beautiful concrete buildings by some of the most celebrated architects of the last century, it features familiar projects from Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright alongside work from some of the leading lights of contemporary architecture including Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron. Arranged to promote comparison and discussion, the selected projects take the reader on a global tour of inspiring and intriguing structures: a German skatepark sits beside an Italian rooftop test track, a Japanese crematorium alongside a Portuguese swimming pool and a Brazilian government building next to a Chinese opera.

Concrete

£29.95
Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp - Paul Smith Special Edition Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp - Paul Smith Special Edition

Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp - Paul Smith Special Edition

£160.00

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The Paul Smith Special Edition is a stunning new interpretation of the classic Anglepoise Type75 table lamp. It combines the unmistakable form and function of an Anglepoise lamp with the unique handprint of one of Britain’s foremost designers. Created for Anglepoise by leading British industrial product designer, Sir Kenneth Grange, the timeless Type75 design provides the perfect canvas for a designer known for his mastery of colour. Its streamlined, modernist form has become the designer’s palette and its no-frills, mechanical functionality is highlighted by his playful colour-by-component approach.
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The Architect Says: A Compendium of Quotes, Witticisms, Bons Mots, Insights and Wisdom on the Art of Building Design (Words of Wisdom)

The Architect Says: A Compendium of Quotes, Witticisms, Bons Mots, Insights and Wisdom on the Art of Building Design (Words of Wisdom)

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The Architect Says is a colorful compendium of quotations from more than one hundred of history’s most opinionated design minds. Paired on page spreads like guests at a dinner party, these sets of quotes convey a remarkable depth and diversity of thinking. Alternately wise and amusing, this elegant gem of a book makes the perfect gift for architects, students, and anyone curious about the ideas and personalities that have helped shape our built world.
Hadid. Complete Works 1979 - 2013

Hadid. Complete Works 1979 - 2013

£34.99

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Zaha Hadid is a wildly controversial architect whose work remained largely unbuilt for years, despite awards and critical acclaim. In the past decade, Hadid has risen to fame and completed numerous structures like the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati, the Glasgow Riverside Museum, and the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum in Michigan. With her audacious, futuristic designs, Hadid now ranks among the elite of world architecture. This immense monograph covers her complete works to date.
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CAD Fundamentals for Architecture

CAD Fundamentals for Architecture

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Computer-aided design (CAD) is the dominant design and drawing tool used in architecture, and all students need to acquire basic skills in using it. This book explains the key CAD skills required to create plans, 3D models and perspectives. Detailed text and hundreds of screengrabs and visuals are used to demonstrate the various techniques and processes.
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Brutal Simplicity of Thought Brutal Simplicity of Thought

Brutal Simplicity of Thought

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Simplicity looks easy. It's not. It's easier to complicate than simplify. Thought-provoking and incisive, Brutal Simplicity of Thought is the creative philosophy of M&C Saatchi, in words and pictures. Whether you are a student, a manager, self-employed or a CEO, this book has something to teach us all: simplicity rules.  
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21st Century London - New Architecture

21st Century London - New Architecture

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101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

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From the basics of 'How to Draw a Line' to the complexities of color theory, this book expresses in clear and simple language things that tend to be murky and abstruse in the classroom. These 101 concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation provide a much-needed primer in architectural literacy, making concrete what too often is left nebulous or open-ended in the architecture curriculum.
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Rock the Shack: Architecture of Cabins, Cocoons and Hide-outs: The Architecture of Cabins, Cocoons and Hide-Outs

Rock the Shack: Architecture of Cabins, Cocoons and Hide-outs: The Architecture of Cabins, Cocoons and Hide-Outs

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Rock the Shack is a survey of contemporary refuges from around the world, from basic to luxury. The book features a compelling range of sparingly to intricately furnished cabins, cottages, second homes, tree houses, transformations, shelters, and cocoons. What these diverse projects have in common is an exceptional spirit that melds the uniqueness of a geographic location with the individual character of the building’s owner and architect.    
Member plus Member plus

Member plus

£75.00

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As a Member plus supporter you and a guest can benefit from a year of free entry to exhibitions as well as opportunities to attend exciting events and receive exclusive discounts.  Member plus Benefits   Receive all the Member level benefits, unlimited access to exhibitions, invitations to private views and enjoy our brand new Members Room, all with a guest: Unlimited free entry to Design Museum exhibitions Access to the exclusive Members Room, overlooking Holland Park Invite to Members only Private Views Up to 50% discounts on tickets for talks and events Priority booking for selected public programme events Regular e-newsletter 10% discount in the Design Museum shop Membership and the move By purchasing membership today, you will be amongst the first to experience the new museum and will receive an invitation to an exclusive Members Preview. Your membership to the Design Museum will be officially activated on 24 November 2016 and will be valid for one year, expiring on 30 November 2017. You will receive your new membership pack, including your card, closer to the opening. - See more here If you are purchasing membership as a gift please leave the recipient’s name, address, email address and date from which the museum can contact them in the special instructions field in your cart. If you are renewing your membership please include your current membership number in the special instructions field in your cart.

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