Book Bundle: Brutalist Britain + Post-Modern Britain

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Brutalist Britain: Buildings of the 1960s and 70s
 introduces the finest examples of brutalist architecture from across the country. Imposing and dramatic, with monolithic concrete exteriors, they form an enduring part of our post-war urban landscape.

This beautifully photographed book is an authoritative survey of the finest British examples from the very late 1950s to the 1970s, from leading architectural writer Elain Harwood, following on from her acclaimed books on art deco and mid-century architecture.

It features iconic public buildings like London’s National Theatre, imposing housing such as the Trellick Tower in West London and Park Hill in Sheffield, great educational institutions including the University of Sussex, and places of worship such as Liverpool’s glorious Metropolitan Cathedral, along with some lesser-known buildings such as Arlington House on Margate’s sea front.

Post-Modern buildings in Britain is an illuminating look at a controversial architectural style – and its finest examples.

Post-modernism was the 1980s’ counter to Brutalism but fell out of fashion until its best buildings began to disappear. Now is the time to reassess its values. Historians Geraint Franklin and Elain Harwood discuss its background and key architects before celebrating