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Modern British architecture

Modern British architecture

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Published by RIBA in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Architectural Review.
Statement[compiled by Bob Allies for the Overseas Affairs Section of the Royal Institute of British Architects].
ContributionsAllies., Royal Institute of British Architects. Overseas Affairs Section.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22353432M

Book; Under our roof. Colour and (Living) Architecture Architecture. A Room Of Their Own / A Place to Gather. The Great British Seaside Holiday, Living Architecture Style. See All Journal Entries. HOLIDAYS IN MODERN ARCHITECTURE. Top of Page. Close Cookies. We use a small number of cookies on our site to enable functionality including. The architecture of England is the architecture of modern England and in the historic Kingdom of often includes buildings created under English influence or by English architects in other parts of the world, particularly in the English and later British colonies and Empire, which developed into the Commonwealth of Nations.. Apart from Anglo-Saxon architecture, the major forms of non.

  To wit, the book is an ode to Britain’s remarkable modernist architecture, spanning homes completed in the s until as recently as two years ide the usual suspects (London’s seminal Isokon Building, for one), The Modern House also hones in on lesser known architectural gems, as well as younger architects such as Zoe Chan and Merlin Eayrs (their striking Design Award Author: Jessica Klingelfuss. - Celebrating architectural beauty in post-war Britain in Peter Aldington’s new book, "Houses". HAB Housing is happy to have contributed. One of our architects, John Pardey, has written an overview of his work whilst HAB Director, Isabel Allen, wrote the forward. Peter is one of the greats of British architecture & influential designers of post-war houses starting with 3 in.

In giving form and coherence to modern architecture, Le Corbusier's book Vers une architecture (, tr. ) played an important role, as did the writings of the Dutch architect J. J. P. Oud and the German architect Walter Gropius, who also headed the Bauhaus in Dessau. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Britain. London: Architecture Design and Technology Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Britain.


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