BRUTAL BRITAIN

BRUTAL BRITAIN

€22.00Price

The book contains 8 
press-out models celebrating British post-war architecture

 

High-rise tower blocks, prefab panel housing estates, streets in the sky, new towns; some of the concrete constructions that once shaped the cityscapes of post-war Britain have stood the test of time, while others are long gone.

‘Brutal Britain’ by Zupagrafika (author of ‘Brutal London’) celebrates the brutalist architecture of the British Isles, inviting readers to explore the Modern past of Great Britain and rebuild some of its most intriguing post-war edifices, from the iconic slabs of Sheffield`s Park Hill and experimental tower blocks at Cotton Gardens in London, to the demolished Birmingham Central Library.

Opening with a foreword by architectural historian Barnabas Calder, this book includes short chapters with full-page colour illustrations and informative texts on each building, along with 8 press-out paper models featuring all kinds of details originally present on the facades. All models are die-cut and pre-folded with simple assembly instructions attached: all you need is glue.

Arlington House. Margate  

Birmingham Central Library. Birmingham 

Cables Wynd House (Aka Banana Flats). Edinburgh 

Cotton Gardens Estate. London 

Hutchesontown C. Glasgow 

No. 1 Croydon. Croydon 

Park Hill. Sheffield 

The Toast Rack. Manchester

 

© Zupagrafika, 2018. 

 

Language: English
Author: Zupagrafika
Publisher: Zupagrafika

Hardcover
48 Pages
ISBN 978-8395057427

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