Anatomy of a Building

Anatomy of a Building

Rowan Moore
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Author:  Rowan Moore
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  112
Publisher:  Little, Brown Book Group
Year:  2014
ISBN:  9781408706220

The Royal College of Physicians celebrates its 500th anniversary in 2018, and to observe this landmark is publishing this series of ten books. Each of the books focuses on fifty themed elements that have contributed to making the RCP what it is today, together adding up to 500 reflections on 500 years. Some of the people, ideas, objects and manuscripts featured are directly connected to the College, while others have had an influence that can still be felt in its work.

Written exactly fifty years after the opening of the building in 1964, this first book in the series, Anatomy of a Building, is a meditation on the architecture of the college, focusing particularly on its current home, a Grade 1 listed building, designed by Denys Lasdun.