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A richly illustrated survey of British post war architecture A handy travel guide to key works and lesser known buildings of the post war period in all parts of England Brutalism is a hallmark of the rebuilding of Britain after WWII and subject of great interest around the world 'Phipps lets a rich assortment of his black and white photographs do the talkingand is a master storyteller in this medium' Architectural Record Forthan thirty years British photographer Simon Phipps has been documenting the rebuilding of Britain after the Second World War through the work of architects His archive documents Britain's post war modernism and new brutalism in architecture and recognises the architects' enormous contribution to the transformation of the political and social landscape of the country in the aftermath of WWII Significant building on a mass scale was realised and new building techniues were pioneered alongside innovative layouts resulting in buildings of outstanding uality displaying radical new forms The construction ranged from public and private housing to schools and universities churches museums galleries commercial and ultimately entire new townsThis new book features some 80 of Simon Phipps's photographs of buildings in all parts of England completed between the 1950s until the 1980s They create a confrontation of buildings and architectural fragments evoking a distinct atmosphere of brutalism An essay contextualises brutalism in architecture from a British perspective and considers Phipps' contribution to its reception An illustrated catalogue of featured buildings provides full details of each item making the book also a handy travel guide for architecture lovers and professionalsThis book accompanies the exhibition Finding Brutalism at the Museum im Bellpark Kriens Switzerland 26 August to 5 November 2017A richly illustrated survey of British post war architecture A handy travel guide to key works and lesser known buildings of the post war period in all parts of England Brutalism is a hallmark of the rebuilding of Britain after WWII and subject of great interest around the world 'Phipps lets a rich assortment of his black and white photographs do the talkingand is a master storyteller in this medium' Architectural Record Forthan thirty years British photographer Simon Phipps has been documenting the rebuilding of Britain after the Second World War through the work of architects His archive documents Britain's post war modernism and new brutalism in architecture and recognises the architects' enormous contribution to the transformation of the political and social landscape of the country in the aftermath of WWII Significant building on a mass scale was realised and new building techniues were pioneered alongside innovative layouts resulting in buildings of outstanding uality displaying radical new forms The construction ranged from public and private housing to schools and universities churches museums galleries commercial and ultimately entire new townsThis new book features some 80 of Simon Phipps's photographs of buildings in all parts of England completed between the 1950s until the 1980s They create a confrontation of buildings and architectural fragments evoking a distinct atmosphere of brutalism An essay contextualises brutalism in architecture from a British perspective and considers Phipps' contribution to its reception An illustrated catalogue of featured buildings provides full details of each item making the book also a handy travel guide for architecture lovers and professionalsThis book accompanies the exhibition Finding Brutalism at the Museum im Bellpark Kriens Switzerland 26 August to 5 November 2017A richly illustrated survey of British post war architecture A handy travel guide to key works and lesser known buildings of the post war period in all parts of England Brutalism is a hallmark of the rebuilding of Britain after WWII and subject of great interest around the world 'Phipps lets a rich assortment of his black and white photographs do the talkingand is a master storyteller in this medium' Architectural Record Forthan thirty years British photographer Simon Phipps has been documenting the rebuilding of Britain after the Second World War through the work of architects His archive documents Britain's post war modernism and new brutalism in architecture and recognises the architects' enormous contribution to the transformation of the political and social landscape of the country in the aftermath of WWII Significant building on a mass scale was realised and new building techniues were pioneered alongside innovative layouts resulting in buildings of outstanding uality displaying radical new forms The construction ranged from public and private housing to schools and universities churches museums galleries commercial and ultimately entire new townsThis new book features some 80 of Simon Phipps's photographs of buildings in all parts of England completed between the 1950s until the 1980s They create a confrontation of buildings and architectural fragments evoking a distinct atmosphere of brutalism An essay contextualises brutalism in architecture from a British perspective and considers Phipps' contribution to its reception An illustrated catalogue of featured buildings provides full details of each item making the book also a handy travel guide for architecture lovers and professionalsThis book accompanies the exhibition Finding Brutalism at the Museum im Bellpark Kriens Switzerland 26 August to 5 November 2017