Our in-house publications are available for download here as well as some of the reports in the
field that WMF Britain has contributed to. Please contact us if you would like any of these by post.


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New publication: St George’s Bloomsbury, London

Get your copy for just £10, including P&P

Find out the inside story of WMF Britain’s award winning project: St George’s Bloomsbury in this new self-titled WMF publication. Expert perspectives sit alongside glossy images in this splendid keepsake which charts the colourful history of this Hawksmoor masterpiece including the recently completed restoration.

We’re offering copies for a special price of £10 (including postage). Please send a cheque payable to World Monuments Fund Britain Ltd. along with your name, address and contact telephone number to World Monuments Fund Britain, 2 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0DH.’

Revenue generated from book sales will support our ongoing activities.

'1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die'

WMF Britain chairman John Julius Norwich and staff members Will Black and Katherine Boyle have contributed several entries to the newly published book "1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die."

Beginning in the ancient and Near East, the book explores middle age Byzantine and Gothic examples such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, goes on to St Paul's Cathedral, London and continues through the Chrysler Building, New York City, with its art deco metal pinnacle, to splendid contemporary innovations such as Norman Foster's Reichstag parliament building, Berlin and Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles.

This book is the complete companion to the outstanding architecture of the world.

‘Moscow heritage at crisis point’

Written between 2004-7 and draws a worrying portrait of the rapidly changing face of Moscow. With a close study of 20th Century Architecture, especially industrial and architecture of the avant-garde, the publication catalogues the loses to Moscow’s eclectic built heritage, a great deal of which is being lost to redevelopment pressures.

Produced by MAPS (Moscow Architectural Preservation Society) and SAVE Europe’s Heritage with some funding from WMF Britain, this lively report is well illustrated and contains contributions from Marcus Binney (SAVE, The Times), Clem Cecil (MAPS), Dr Franziska Bollerey (University of Technology in Delft, the Netherlands), Andrei Gozak (Moscow Architecture Institute), Calder Loth (Virginia Department of Historic Resources, U.S.A.), and many others.
English/Russian, 128 pages (2007)

Available from WMF Britain for £5 + postage and packing

St Petersburg

by Colin Amery, Brian Curran and photography by Yuri Molodkovets

This lavishly illustrated history tells the epic 300-year story of St Petersburg through its architecture, literature, music and art, from the city’s origins and its earliest buildings through to the present day.
Hardcover, English, 240 pages
Published by Frances Lincoln Publishers (25 Aug 2006)

‘Seminar to Discuss the interiors of Catherine the Great’s Chinese Palace’

A publication detailing the results of a three day international conference from April 27th-29th 2004, at the estate of Oranienbaum just outside St Petersburg in Russia. Sponsored by the Samuel H Kress Foundation European Preservation Program, the findings from the European, US and Russian delegates are published with illustrations.
English/Russian 219 pages (2004)

Available from WMF Britain for £5 + postage and packing

‘Battersea Power Station – Review of the listed building consent application for the demolition and rebuilding of the four chimneys’.

Commissioned by WMF Britain, the 20th Century Society and the Battersea Community Group, the report looks at the structural and technical aspects of a proposal by Parkview International to demolish and rebuild the four listed chimneys at the power station. The report was commissioned on 23rd September 2005.
English 13 pages (2005)

Vanishing Histories: 100 Endangered Sites from the World Monuments Watch

by John Berendt, Colin Amery and Brian Curran

An illustrated history of the WORLD MONUMENTS WATCH LIST OF 100 MOST ENDANGERED SITES which was established in 1996 to aid in the rescue of endangered cultural sites. Breath-taking full-colour photographs, many newly commissioned, portray the most important sites on the Watch's list between 1996 and 2000 - including such marvels as the Angkor Archaeological District in Cambodia, Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park, ancient Pompeii, and many others around the globe. Spanning Baroque palace gardens in Vienna to an ancient city in the central Asian desert, the book includes brief discussions of each site. This richly visual book will appeal to anyone interested in architecture, archaeology, and cultural history.
Hardcover, English, 207 pages

Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Nov 2001)