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Journal 10: the Seventies

Journal 10: the Seventies

Harwood, Elain and Powers, Alan (eds.) (2012) Journal 10: the Seventies. Twentieth Century Architecture . Twentieth Century Society, London, UK. ISBN 978-0-9556687-2-2

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As interest in post-war British architecture and society grows, the 1970s is increasingly seen as a crucial time of transition when, despite adverse economic conditions, new thinking emerged to modify the Modernist beliefs of the 1960s, incorporating greater concern for the realities of life. Wit, imagination, humility and sensitivity to people and environments helped to create more flexible approaches to the design of individual buildings and cities.

Item Type: Edited Book
Additional Information: [1] Alan Powers is also co-author of the first essay in the book entitled 'From Downtown to Diversity: Revisiting the 1970s.'
Uncontrolled Keywords: architecture, Britain
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Architecture, Design & Construction
School of Architecture, Design & Construction > Department of Architecture & Urbanism
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