Description - The Follies and Garden Buildings of Ireland by James Howley
This entertaining and lovely book-the first to focus solely on follies and other garden buildings in Ireland-re-creates in word and image the wonder of these picturesque and fanciful architectural oddities. "A work of sustained scholarship and relish for the subject."-Patricia Craig, Times Literary Supplement "A feast of ephemeral architectural embellishment."-House and Garden "[A] pioneering book...It is beautifully designed and the well researched text is accompanied by excellent measured drawings and wonderful photographs. The volume is a delight to peruse, a veritable encyclopedia of the extraordinary and the fantastic."-Roger Stalley, The Irish Times "A major achievement."-Deborah Singmaster, Architects' Journal
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(272mm x 209mm x 19mm)
Yale University Press
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Author Biography - James Howley
James Howley is from Belfast. He is a founding partner of Howley Harrington Architects, who are responsible for the conservation of many important historic buildings and places and are the architects of the Millennium Bridge in Dublin.