Many of us visit Bangkok but this is Bangkoklike you have never seen it before. The author takes you on an architecturaladventure through the bustling streets and busy canals of this regal city.Learn about the different building styles: from Khmer, Sukhothai and Ayutthayato Edwardian villas and marvel at the modern designs of today. Thewell-researched text and beautiful sketches will heighten your appreciation ofBangkok's exotic palaces, temples, monuments, pavilions, markets, publicbuildings and many other quaint corners.
In this third edition of the book,walks have been modified to incorporate Bangkok's continuous urban developmentand new walks added. Many illustrations have also been redrawn to provide abetter appreciation of the building facades.
DrDr Gregory Byrne Bracken loves to walk, which he does all across the world.Apart from travelling, he has also lived and worked in some pretty far-flungplaces, including London, Paris, Berlin, Bangkok and Singapore. Now based inthe Netherlands, where he is an assistant professor of architecture at theTechnical University of Delft, Gregory is also a well-respected expert on thecities of East and Southeast Asia.