Smith, Nigel

The houses of parliament (Their history and purpose) [Text] - 1 st ed. - Wayland (Publishers) 1997 - 48 p., col.ill.; 29 cm. - Great buildings .

This book tells the fascinating story of one of the world's greatest public buildings. We find out why it came to be built - after a huge fire in 1834 destroyed nearly all the existing parliament buildings - and how the innovations of the Industrial Revolution helped in its construction.

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Great Britain - History
Palace of Westminster
Public buildings - England - London - Design and construction


The Arts

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