Cedric Price by Kester Rattenbury
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Cedric Price
By Kester Rattenbury

Cedric Price

Potteries Thinkbelt

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Cedric Price by Kester Rattenbury

Book Description

The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects. This first book in the unprecedented series examines Cedric Price's groundbreaking Potteries Thinkbelt project from the 1960s, an innovative high-tech educational facility in the North Staffordshire Potteries. Highly illustrated and with contemporary criticism, this is a book not to be missed! In Cedric Price: Potteries Thinkbelt you can hear the architect's project definition, see the drawings and join in the crit. This innovative and compelling book is an invaluable resource for any architecture student.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415434126
ISBN-10: 0415434122
Format: Paperback
(297mm x 210mm x 15mm)
Pages: 136
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kester Rattenbury

Kester Rattenbury is Reader in Architecture at the University of Westminster, co-ordinator of The Research Centre for Experimental Practice (EXP), teacher and architectural journalist. Samantha Hardingham is an architectural writer, teaches at the Architectural Association and is senior researcher in the Research Centre for Experimental Practice (EXP) at the University of Westminster.

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