Launched into practice with a maverick design for Churchill College, Cambridge, their output ranged from additions to Oxford and Cambridge colleges to theatres, houses and government buildings.Deriving a distinctive design language from revealed structure and highly modelled surfaces, HKPA developed a rich, allusive and extrovert architecture.
Arup Associates, a major presence on the British architectural scene for more than half a century, emerged from the famous engineering consultancy founded by Ove Arup in 1946 and reflected Arup's own vision of "total design", formed in the 1930s in his groundbreaking collaborations with Berthold Lubetkin.
The first major study of Edwin Smith's work for over twenty years, and the first to put his work into its photographic and cultural context. Includes many rarely seen images as well as previously unpublished correspondence.
Drawing on geography, cartography and historical oddities, Mark Ovenden explores what the city looks like from the bottom up. Surprising you with facts and exposing the strange beauty of our underneath realms, Underground Cities teaches us all, just how much goes on beneath our feet.