100 Buildings 100 Years
Format 246 x 189mm, 208 pp, 150 photographs, published 6 Nov 2014
100 British buildings celebrating the brilliant and diverse architecture of the last 100 years.
The 100 buildings in this book – nominated by C20 Society members and supporters – showcase the broad variety of architectural talent in Britain from 1914 to 2014. The structures celebrated include the Royal Festival Hall, the Hepworth Gallery, Preston Bus Station, Battersea Power Station, the Barbican Estate and the Aquatics Centre. The nominations of the buildings are written by noted experts and enthusiasts in the field of architecture, heritage and design, including Gavin Stamp, Elain Harwood, Alan Powers, Owen Hatherley, Oliver Wainwright and Rowan Moore. Essays on the Inter-war Decades, Post-war Architecture and Postmodernism give context to the buildings featured.
The C20 Society protects outstanding architecture and design dating from 1914 onwards, so now has over 100 years of buildings under its protection. Its remit has always been to protect the best of all types and styles of architecture and design from neo-Georgian to Art Deco, Modern Movement to prefab, and its campaigns now extend to brutalist and postmodern buildings.
Edited by Susannah Charlton with Elain Harwood