A Guide to Concrete Architecture from the Fifties to the Seventies
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Concrete Toronto by Michael McClelland
Book DescriptionToronto is a concrete city. From international landmarks to civic buildings to cultural institutions to metropolitan infrastructure and the single-family home, reminders of the era of 'brutalist' architecture surround Torontonians. But for how long? As architectural fashion has shifted to the glass-and-steel neomodernism of today, these concrete structures have been increasingly ignored -- and in some cases, demolished. Concrete Toronto takes readers on a guided tour of Toronto's concrete architecture. Editors Michael McClelland and Graeme Stewart have assembled a diverse group of industry experts -- architects, university faculty, local practitioners, city planners, historians and journalists -- to examine the unique and important qualities and the past and future of Toronto's concrete buildings in interviews, articles, archival photos, drawings and case studies. Appealing to both the average reader and the enthusiast, Concrete Toronto provides a refreshing look not only at the neglected buildings, but also at the trends that produced them and the impact and consequences that resulted from their construction.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781552451939
(203mm x 127mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Coach House Books
Publisher: Coach House Books
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Michael McClelland
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The story of the growth and destruction of Toronto's first 'priority neighbourhood.'
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Author Biography - Michael McClelland
E.R.A. Architects Inc., an architectural firm, has helped produce the books Toronto Modern: Architecture 1945-1965 and East/West: A Guide to Where People Live in Downtown Toronto.
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