Building the Post-war World examines the way in which World War II and the ten years of reconstruction that followed saw the establishment of modern architecture in Britain. It charts the opportunities created by post-war rebuilding showing how the spirit of innovation and experimentation necessary to winning the war found applications in reconstruction. Above all it shows how hopes for a new and better world became linked to the fortunes of new architecture.
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(246mm x 189mm x 17mm)
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Author Biography - Nicholas Bullock
Nicholas Bullock is a fellow of King's College Cambridge. He teaches at Cambridge and the Architectural Association, and has lectured at many other universities in the UK, USA and Europe. He is now researching the post-war development of the Paris suburbs.