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Lives and times: New art and architecture books

By Thomas

Welcome to this month’s selection of newly acquired art and architecture books.

Reminiscing on what has transpired in or before our lives, this month’s picks of the new art, architecture and design books look at the legacy of some of the spaces, places and faces we have behind us. Some deal with temporary works of urban art in the capital; others, the creation of new history in the light of the old. Have a browse and enjoy.