Ten years of British architecture, "45-"55

an Arts Council exhibition, 1956.
  • 60 Pages
  • 2.82 MB
  • English
by , [London
Architecture -- Great Britain., Architecture -- Exhibit


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LC ClassificationsNA968 .A76
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6237121M
LC Control Number57047706

Ten years of British architecture, '' [London, ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arts Council of Great Britain. OCLC Number: Description: 60 pages illustrations 22 cm.

The book spans the period from the sixteenth century up to the twenty-first, beginning with Robert Smythson and ending with Zaha Hadid. It is an erudite and eloquent survey of British architecture through the lens of architectural idiosyncrasy.

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