Building a Better Tomorrow: Architecture in Britain in the 1950s
This book provides an introductory overview to a period which is now being increasingly studied, and in which there is burgeoning interest. Although the book is primarily visual, photographs have been chosen according to how well they illustrate the important buildings and themes of the period.
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