Cantacuzino, Sherban

New uses for old buildings.

London, Architectural Press 1975.

Reference: 10403
Price: £45 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. xi + (1) + 264pp, many photo ills and plans. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Jill Allibone’s copy, with her bookplate and acquisition date 15 Apr 1980.

A substantial volume documenting architects’ conversions of old buildings to new uses in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Although many of the examples are British, the volume also has an international perspective, and includes photos and plans of monastery conversions in Italy, warehouse conversions in San Francisco, and so on.