100 British buildings celebrating the brilliant and diverse architecture of the last 100 years that the C20 Society exists to protect
100 Churches 100 Years celebrates the beautiful and extraordinary ecclesiastical architecture of the last century
Nearly a century after Art Deco first lit up the luxury store and cinema screen, it remains as glamorous as ever. Yet despite its popularity, there have been few books that explain the what, where and how of Art Deco buildings and their architects; until now.
Leading expert and passionate advocate of modern British architecture Elain Harwood gives the best overview of British architecture from 1938 to 1963 – mid-century buildings.
Post-modernism was the 1980s’ counter to Brutalism but fell out of fashion until its best buildings began to disappear. Now is the time to reassess its values. Historians Geraint Franklin and Elain Harwood discuss its background and key architects before celebrating Britain’s finest examples.