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Raw Concrete: The Beauty of Brutalism

Author/EditorCalder, Barnabas (Author)
Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9781529156089
Pub Date05/05/2022
BindingPaperback
Pages416
Dimensions (mm)198(h) * 129(w) * 30(d)
€12.99
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Availability: 2 In Stock
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AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR


Beginning in a tiny hermitage on the remote north Scottish coast, and ending up backstage at the National Theatre, Raw Concrete embarks on a wide-ranging journey through Britain over the past sixty years, stopping to examine how eight extraordinary buildings were made - from commission to construction - why they have been so vilified, and why they are beginning to be loved.

AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR


Beginning in a tiny hermitage on the remote north Scottish coast, and ending up backstage at the National Theatre, Raw Concrete embarks on a wide-ranging journey through Britain over the past sixty years, stopping to examine how eight extraordinary buildings were made - from commission to construction - why they have been so vilified, and why they are beginning to be loved.

Barnabas Calder is a historian of architecture specialising in British architecture since 1945. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool where he researches the relationship between architecture and energy throughout human history. His most recent book, Architecture: From Prehistory to Climate Emergency, was published in 2021. Twitter and Instagram: @BarnabasCalder #ArchitectureAndEnergy

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