The Winchester

"Not all those who wander are lost" – Tolkien

Further Reading

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Although my interests stem from dereliction and infrastructure, I am also interested in architecture, urban planning/change and alternative usage for urban space.

Alternative lifestyles, squatting, mental health, urban art/grafitti, The politics of space, society and propaganda also interest me and can tie in with the dominant activities on this site.

These books are relevant to the wider themes surrounding our participation in the man-made environment, and are either owned by myself, read or desired! (buy me a book, you know you want to!)

Owned

Read

Desired

  1. CCCP – Cosmic Communist Creations Photographed – Frederic ChaubinA Taschen compilation of predominantly Soviet modernist architecture.
  2. Crack and Shine – Fred ForsythTales from London’s graffiti scene, accompanied by Will Robson-Scott’s photographs.
  3. Wirtscheftswunder – Josef Heinrich Darchinger – Photographs of Post war Germany
  4. Trespass – Carlo McCormick – A history of uncomissioned Urban Art
  5. Cold War Bunkers – Nick Catford – A photographic record of military and underground structures
  6. Underground London – John Hollingshead – The First drain explorer in London (1862)

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Written by Winch

February 23rd, 2011 at 12:55 pm

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  1. Good list!

    There’s also Nick McCamley’s “Secret Underground Cities” which predominently features underground Wiltshire, but is a good read, and has some good informative maps too.

    adders

    23 Feb 11 at 11:32 pm

  2. Theres also Nick McCamley`s Second World War Secret Bunkers,which has plenty of photos

    SILVERHATCH

    24 Feb 11 at 5:15 am

  3. Thanks fellas.

    Winch

    24 Feb 11 at 9:42 am

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