The story of the book that ‘changed the face of rural Ireland’. This is a short history of the Bungalow Bliss project, and the social circumstances that impelled it. It makes the case that Bungalow Bliss was a major catalyst for positive change and that it contributed to a revolutionary improvement in living standards that was not exaggerated in the term “bliss”.
In Bunker, acclaimed urban explorer and cultural geographer Bradley Garrett explores the global and rapidly growing movement of 'prepping' for social and environmental collapse, or 'Doomsday'. From the 'dread merchants' hustling safe spaces in the American mid-West to eco-fortresses in Thailand, from geoscrapers to armoured mobile bunkers, Bunker is a brilliant, original and never less than deeply disturbing story from the frontlines of the way we live now: an illuminating reflection on our age of disquiet and dread that brings it into new, sharp focus.
Yearning for rustic simplicity? Open the door to Cabins, a gorgeous showcase of minimal, low-impact, peaceful abodes around the world. From contemplative bliss in an English coastal studio to eco-home huts in the Western Ghats of India, each of these minimal homes exude innovative, eco-friendly, mindful living.
The Clore Gallery is one of London's most challenging new galleries, built to house the Tate's collection of paintings by J.W. Turner. Its counterpart, the Tate in Liverpool, is a conversion of a 1845 warehouse to an art gallery. This book provides a detailed record of each building.