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Powell, Ken 1947-

Works: 280 works in 955 publications in 7 languages and 12,298 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Architectural drawings  Pictorial works  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Other, Adapter, Director, joi, Author of introduction, zxx, Performer
Classifications: NA970, 720.942109049
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ken Powell
Most widely held works by Ken Powell
The great builders( Book )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of the lives and careers of forty pioneering designers provides a global tour of the great structures of the world, from St. Paul's Cathedral to the Sydney Opera House and the Taj Mahal
English historical facts, 1485-1603 by Ken Powell( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture reborn : converting old buildings for new uses by Ken Powell( Book )

16 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture Transformed is a detailed investigation into the adaptation and conversion of existing buildings as a distinctive type of architectural design. Examples of this work abound. Renzo Piano has transformed the legendary Fiat factory into a cultural and commercial complex a former public school in Long Island City, NY has become P.S.1 Institute for Contemporary Art and a 1930s factory in Detroit is now the HOPE Center for Advanced Technologies. In color photographs and plans, here are forty-four international schemes that demonstrate that reuse is a positive--even imperative--way to achieve a forward-looking architecture. Four extensive chapters group projects into spaces for living and working, leisure and learning, museums, and unfinished projects such as the British Museum redevelopment by Foster and Partners, and the reconstruction of Grand Central Terminal in New York City. For architects, students, and all proponents of creative reuse of structures, this is an essential pictorial reference and an important collection of case histories
New London architecture by Ken Powell( Book )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year 2000 was a landmark for architectural projects in London. New London Architecture is a portrait of the city in the midst of its own regeneration. The text and colour illustrations show how architects are reinvigorating its urban landscape
City transformed : urban architecture at the beginning of the 21st century by Ken Powell( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features architecture in the cities of Dallas, Seattle, Berlin, Dublin, Genoa, Kobe, Lisbon, Ho Chi Minh City, London, Almere, Rotterdam, Duisburg, New York, Kuala Lumpur, Santa Cruz, Bilbao, Stuttgart, Hong Kong, Arnhem, Frankfurt, Paris, Groningen, and Barcelona
Richard Rogers : complete works by Ken Powell( Book )

14 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand Central Terminal : Warren and Wetmore by Ken Powell( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at Grand Central Terminal, in the heart of Manhattan. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century by the distignuished partnership of architects Warren and Wetmore
Lloyd's building : Richard Rogers Partnership by Ken Powell( Book )

11 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Referred to by Rogers as 'history conscious, energy-conscious, functional ... ' and 'more dynamic than Pompidou', it is a forerunner of the new office architecture of the 1980s and 1990s and a pioneer of 'Intelligent buildings'
The new office by Francis Duffy( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is an essential reference for architects and interior deisgners alike, but most of all it is for those in the corporate world who are involved in office development and need to make the right decisions at a time of rapid change
Graves residence : Michael Graves by Ken Powell( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Graves has been one of the most important figures on the architectural scene in the last 15 years, noted as one of the leaders in the post-modern movement. This is the first detailed study to be published on this building
City icons by Mark Burry( Book )

11 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These instantly recognisable buildings are symbols of national and metropolitan pride. Together, they provide insights into the role of civic architecture
New architecture in Britain by Ken Powell( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book engagingly describes and illustrates over 100 outstanding projects, both large and small, from around Britain - none completed earlier than 2001, and some still under construction or planned. A substantial introduction describes the development of architecture in Britain since the 1960s, with an analysis of the influences that have moulded it and an examination of the major issues that look set to shape it in the future urban regeneration, the current relevance of the 'vernacular', energy concerns, conservation and reuse, and the impact of new materials and technologies. This book makes a forceful contribution to the continuing debate about the role of architecture in forging a new environment and underpinning the growth of a healthy society."--Jacket
City reborn : architecture and regeneration in London, from Bankside to Dulwich by Ken Powell( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with a brief architectural history of the borough, from its origins as a suburb of Roman London, through the medieval and Tudor periods, to its rapid growth and later decline as a district of docks and industry from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, the focus moves to a local history of modern architecture, from the inter-war period to the present. The core of the book then describes and illustrates more than forty-five key architectural projects that have been built in Southwark since 1980"--Jacket
30 St Mary Axe : a tower for London by Ken Powell( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and German and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book concludes by drawing together the critical response to 30 St Mary Axe, its prolific use in graphics, advertising and films as an emblem of London, and its role as a catalyst for other tall buildings in the city. Norman Foster has described 30 St Mary Axe as "a tremendous act of faith and confidence in the future". This book reveals the powerful statement it makes about the future of both the workplace and the modern city."--Jacket
Richard Rogers by Ken Powell( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Cullinan Architects by Ken Powell( Book )

15 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering British high-tech : [Leicester University Engineering Building, Willis Faber & Dumas Building, Lloyd's Building by John McKean( Book )

11 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By looking at these three buildings together, the reader can analyse and chart the development of Modern British architecture and examine the distinctive approaches taken by the architects
Kohn Pedersen Fox : architecture and urbanism, 1993-2002 by Ian Luna( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph features the highly esteemed architecture of Kohn Pedersen Fox. The projects included are brought together in over 500 stunning full colour photographs and 250 architectural drawings
Culture of building : the architecture of John McAslan + Partners by Ken Powell( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenneth Powell provides an up-to-date survey of the work of the McAslan studio which celebrates its twentieth anniversary in 2004
New London architecture 2 by Ken Powell( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new selection of the most exciting building projects of the twenty-first century in London. The architectural renaissance of Britain's capital continues in the new millennium with the design and construction of ever more striking and imaginative buildings of all types to serve the needs of the city's population. Projects range in size and budget from such landmark structures as Wembley Stadium and the forthcoming "Shard of Glass" (London Bridge Tower) to such cultural projects as the Young Vic theatre and Britain's first architecture gallery, near Tate Modern; from offices, schools and hospitals to shops, hotels and private houses
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The great builders
English historical facts, 1485-1603Architecture reborn : converting old buildings for new usesNew London architectureCity transformed : urban architecture at the beginning of the 21st centuryRichard Rogers : complete worksGrand Central Terminal : Warren and WetmoreLloyd's building : Richard Rogers PartnershipThe new office
Alternative Names
Ken Powell

Powell, K. G.

Powell, K. G. 1947-

Powell, K. G. (Ken G.)

Powell, K. G. (Ken G.), 1947-

Powell Ken

Powell, Ken 1947-

Powell, Ken G.

Powell, Ken G., 1947-

Powell, Kenneth.

Powell, Kenneth 1947-

Powell, Kenneth George.

Powell, Kenneth George‏ 1947-

파월, 케네스 1947-

파월, 켄 1947-

パウエル, ケネス