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Barbican : penthouse over the city

Author: David Heathcote
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Academy, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Representing a revolutionary approach to urban design, this volume sheds light on one of the most ambitious, significant and controversial architectural undertakings of the 20th century - the Barbican Estate in the City of London.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heathcote, D.J. (David J.).
Barbican.
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Academy, 2004
(OCoLC)607383436
Online version:
Heathcote, D.J. (David J.).
Barbican.
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Academy, 2004
(OCoLC)607835360
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Heathcote
ISBN: 0470851430 9780470851432
OCLC Number: 52146232
Description: 226 pages, [6] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 25 cm
Contents: Sect. 1. Reconstruction --
London replanned --
Reconstruction plans challenged --
Sect. 2. Barbican planned --
First plans for the Barbican --
catalyst and reaction --
CP&B plan for the Barbican site --
CP&B 1956 plan --
After 1956 and before 1959 --
Sect. 3. Barbican regained --
The 1959 plan and later changes --
The 1959 Arts Centre --
Modernism, historicism and the architects' practice --
The Arts Centre --
Brutalism.
Responsibility: David Heathcote.
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Representing a revolutionary approach to urban design, this volume sheds light on one of the most ambitious, significant and controversial architectural undertakings of the 20th century - the Barbican Estate in the City of London.

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