Postmodern Buildings in Britain

ISBN: 9781849944502
Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Geraint Franklin and Elain Harwood
Format: hardback
Year published: 2 Nov 2017
Publisher: Batsford
Total Pages: 240

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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.


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