Post-Modern Buildings in Britain

Post-Modern Buildings in Britain

Elain Harwood, Geraint Franklin
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Author:  Elain Harwood, Geraint Franklin
Condition:  Used, Good
Format:  Hardback
Pages:  240
Publisher:  Pavilion Books
Year:  2017
ISBN:  9781849944502

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there are two tears around the top of the spine (each about 0.7 cm); in addition, the top corner of the back cover is damaged; otherwise new and unread

An illuminating look at a controversial architectural style - and its finest examples

Post-modernism was the 1980s' counter to Brutalism but fell out of fashion until its best buildings began to disappear. Now is the time to reassess its values. Historians Geraint Franklin and Elain Harwood discuss its background and key architects before celebrating Britain's finest examples. Individual entries are beautifully illustrated, many with new photography, including the SIS Building made famous by James Bond, John Outram's awe-inspiring pumping station in London's Docklands and Judge Institute in Cambridge, and the late works of James Stirling and Michael Wilford, including No.1 Poultry - an extraordinary corner of the City that in 2016 became England's youngest listed building.