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The Barbican Estate

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Now Grade II listed and is one of the world's most well known examples of brutalist architecture Its three towers Cromwell Shakespeare and Lauderdale are among London's tallest residential spaces and the estate is an iconic landmark of the city This is a beautifully illustrated comprehensive guide to the estate with newly commissioned photography by Christoffer Ruduist It will show in detail each of the 100 different flat types in. An interesting book with a brief forward and informative introductions useful to those new to the Barbican estateThe inclusion of several one page commentaries by those living and working on the estate adds a welcome personal perspectiveThere are numerous reasonable uality photographs several depicting the exterior although however the majority show the many and varied differing interior apartment configurations illustrated by a great many layout plans to indicate thisEmphasis is placed on a photographic visualisation of the interior living accommodation predominately unaccompanied by any narrativeAs the author states at the forefront this book is not an in depth analysis or a technical account of the estate there are alternative books already available for this What it does provide however is an insight to how the occupants make use of this space

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Cluding newly drawn drawings of the flats as well as original plans and mapsIncludes fascinating texts by leading architects and design critics including John Allan of Avanti Architects on the uniue building materials and fittings of the flats and Charles Holland of Charles Holland Architects and FAT co founder on the home and how these concrete towers have become such an integral part of Britain's domestic and architectural histor. Great coffee table book to browse and nice vignettes BUT the book I received had a serious production error Certain sections appeared twice Is this why the book was so much cheaper than listis it actually a returned faulty book

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2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first residents moving into the Barbican Estate in London This new book is a celebration of this uniue complex looking at the design of the individual flats as well as its status as a brutalist icon Author and designer Stefi Orazi interviews residents past and present giving an insight into how life on the estate has changed over the decades The complex designed by Chamberlin Powell and Bon is. I am fascinated by the Barbican and found this book very interesting with great photography There are various reports and write ups but a whole lot of photos pictures and diagrams too It would have been nice if had been added about the other buildings present at the Barbican like the Centre and Conservatory but it was still a good read is mainly about the housing estate only and features the properties property types floor plans and photography of interiors and exteriors of various flats there as well as short accounts from past and present occupants Longer write ups too about its history and development Very interesting read Recommend on as its almost half the cost as in the shops Harmony and Dissonance into the Barbican Estate The Translators Turn in London This new book Hesselbein on Leadership is a celebration of this uniue complex looking at the design of the Stalin in October individual flats as well as Consequences of Theory its status as a brutalist The Debate Over Vietnam icon Author and designer Stefi Orazi Jean Renoir interviews residents past and present giving an Stalin insight Microhistory and the Lost Peoples of Europe into how life on the estate has changed over the decades The complex designed by Chamberlin Powell and Bon Martyrs Mirror is. I am fascinated by the Barbican and found this book very The Lazarus Case interesting with great photography There are various reports and write ups but a whole lot of photos pictures and diagrams too It would have been nice Martyrs Mirror if had been added about the other buildings present at the Barbican like the Centre and Conservatory but The DOs it was still a good read Wizards Dont Wear Graduation Gowns is mainly about the housing estate only and features the properties property types floor plans and photography of Imperialism and Unequal Development interiors and exteriors of various flats there as well as short accounts from past and present occupants Longer write ups too about The Lazarus Gate (The Apollonian Case Files its history and development Very Encounters with Islam interesting read Recommend on as The Magic Doe its almost half the cost as Samuel Beckett and the End of Modernity in the shops


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  1. says:

    I am fascinated by the Barbican and found this book very interesting with great photography There are various reports and write ups but a whole lot of photos pictures and diagrams too It would have been nice if had been added about the other buildings present at the Barbican like the Centre and Conservatory but it was still a good read is mainly about the housing estate only and features the properties property types floor plans and photography of interiors and exteriors of various flats there as well as short accounts from past and present occupants Longer write ups too about its history and development Very interesting read Recommend on as its almost half the cost as in the shops


  2. says:

    An interesting book with a brief forward and informative introductions useful to those new to the Barbican estateThe inclusion of several one page commentaries by those living and working on the estate adds a welcome personal perspectiveThere are numerous reasonable uality photographs several depicting the exterior although however the majority show the many and varied differing interior apartment configurations illustrated by a great many layout plans to indicate thisEmphasis is placed on a photographic visualisation of the interior living accommodation predominately unaccompanied by any narrativeAs the author states at the forefront this book is not an in depth analysis or a technical account of the estate there are alternative books already available for this What it does provide however is an insight to how the occupants make use of this space


  3. says:

    Great coffee table book to browse and nice vignettes BUT the book I received had a serious production error Certain sections appeared twice Is this why the book was so much cheaper than listis it actually a returned faulty book


  4. says:

    The uality of the book is incredible great stories and fantastic architectural photos Having the plans of the apartments adds interest to it


  5. says:

    I bought this as a Christmas gift for my husband and he loves it


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