Building a Better Tomorrow: Architecture of the 1950's (RIBA photographs monograph)

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Series; RIBA photographs monograph. Royal Institute of British Architects photographs monograph. Physical description; 128 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Contents; The Festival of Britain.Education.Housing.Transport.Worship.Leisure and the Arts.Commerce and Industry.Bibliography. Index. Summary; 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. Subjects; Architecture - Great Britain - History - 20th century. Nineteen fifties. Architecture - History - 20th century. Architecture, Modern - 20th century. Architecture - Grande-Bretagne - 20e siècle. Années cinquante (Vingtième siècle). Architecture - Great Britain - History - Great Britain. Architecture, British. Architecture - Great Britain - 20th century. Architecture, Modern-20th century-Great Britain. Royal Institute of British Architects (London). Architecture - British Isles - (1950-1959). Dates covered: (1950-1959). Architectural structure & design ; History of specific subjects. United Kingdom, Great Britain ; (c 1945 to c 1960). Architecture / History / General. Architecture / Criticism. Architecture, Modern ; 20th century ; Nineteen fifties. Genres; Bibliography. Illustrated.

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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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"...a look at the stylistically diverse architecture of 1950s Britain..." ––Building Design

"Great fun." ––Daily Telegraph

"The quality of the photos is fabulous, and the buildings they reveal still have the ability to startle and inspire." ––E Business

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