Penthouse Over the City
The Barbican and Modern Urban Living
By (author) David Heathcote
Penthouse Over the City by David Heathcote
Book DescriptionToday, the cultural and architectural communities are re-assessing the site's significance in light of the achievement it represents. To its residents, Barbican living is an addiction. Its story spans decades or changing ideologies and tastes, and this book tells its full story for the first time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470851432
(228mm x 246mm x 22mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Heathcote
Seventiestyle, Paperback (November 2006)
Talks about home decoration, furnishings and interior design from the 1970s.
70s House, Hardback (November 2005)» View all books by David Heathcote
Often associated in the public's imagination with the excesses of Punk and Glam, the 70s was, in fact, an important watershed for interior domestic design. It marked an essential transition from the Modernist-dominated design culture of the 60s to an era in which style and the individualistic ethos of fashion design became the guiding principles.
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Author Biography - David Heathcote
David Heathcote is a design writer and architectural historian. In 2002 he curated the 'Barbican: This was Tomorrow' exhibition at the Barbican. He is currently working on a book about the 1970s house.
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