Young British architects

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Birkhäuser, 2000 - Architecture - 128 pages
In recent years, Great Britain has produced a number of notable architects who are acclaimed throughout the world, and now the creativity and dynamism of the younger generation is rapidly gaining recognition. This monograph features 14 younger architectural practices together with their most admired buildings and projects: Shed KM, Liverpool; Weston Williamson, London; Haworth Tompkins, London; Niall McLaughlin, London; Caruso St John, Walsall; Eric Parry, Cambridge; Patrick Davies, Cardiff; Foreign Office Architects, London/New York/Yokohama; Bauman Lyons, Bridlington; AHMM, Walsall; Stephen Hodder, Oxford; Richard Murphy, Edinburgh/Dundee; FAT, London; Birds Portchmouth Russum, Chichester. Each office is portrayed in detail, documenting several projects and including biographical information, thus providing the compelling overview of the young architectural scene in Britain which has previously been lacking.

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Jeremy Melvin is a writer who specialises in architecture. He is a contributing editor to "Architectural Design" and has contributed to many international architectural publications. He studied Architecture and History of Architecture at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. He now teaches History of Architecture at South Bank University, London, and is a consultant on the Royal Academy of Arts architecture programme. He is also the author of "FRS Yorke" "and the" "Evolution of English Modernism" (Wiley-Academy, 2003).

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