Building a Better Tomorrow: Architecture in Britain in the 1950s

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John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited, 2000 - Architecture - 128 pages
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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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Robert Elwall read history at Trinity College, Oxford, and is now Photographs Curator of the British Architectural Library, RIBA. He has curated several architectural and photographic exhibitions including Unlocking the Thirties (1979) and Pavilions Near and Far (1992), as well as Bricks and Beer (1983) and Photography Takes Command: The Camera and British Architecture 1890-1939 (1994) for both of which he wrote the accompanying books. He is the author of Ern? Goldfinger (1996), also published by Academy in the RIBA Drawings Monographs series, has published numerous articles on architecture and photography, and edited the CD-ROM Architecture & Design Illustrated (1997).

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