From the remains of the Roman amphitheatre to the soaring glass structures of the 21st century city, London offers a unique architectural experience. This revised and expanded, authoritative guide takes the reader through almost 2.000 years of architectural achievement in the capital. Each chapter contains readily accessible examples of buildings of every period and sets them in their historical context. This guide is the first to deal with the subject chronologically while also giving ideas about how to explore the Capital's architecture. It will be of interest to any visitor to London with a fascination for architecture and history. The book includes nine fully described walks and easy to follow maps to accompany a saunter through the fascinating story of London's architecture. Also featured are some of the many shops, bars and restaurants in London of architectural interest, making this guide an essential resource for both Londoners and visitors alike.