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.
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 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, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ.
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 former staff members Will Black and Katherine Boyle have contributed several entries to this 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.
'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)