Big Shed


  • By Will Pryce
  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson; 01 edition (15 May 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780500342343
  • ISBN-13: 978-0500342343
  • Product Dimensions: 22.6 x 3.3 x 27.9 cm

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If the 20th century was the age of the skyscraper, the 21st century belongs to the `Big Shed’ – colossal and highly engineered structures, such as sports arenas, airports and concert halls, that have become landmarks around the world. This spectacular volume is the first to tell the story of this important genre, in a geographically diverse set of locations, it will inform, delight and inspire architects, architectural students and anyone who simply wonders at these modern marvels of engineering.

About the Author

Will Pryce is an award-winning photographer who trained as an architect at Cambridge University and as a photographer at the Royal College of Art, London. He is the creator of Architecture in Wood and, with James Campbell, the internationally acclaimed Brick.