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"Modern" is the most comprehensive study of Modern Movement architecture in
Britain ever published. Shortlisted for the RIBA Bookshops International Book
Award of 2005, this critically acclaimed publication is now available in
paperback for the first time. Encyclopedic in scope and structure, it covers
the work of such renowned architects as Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Maxwell
Fry, Erno Goldfinger, Berthold Lubetkin and others who changed the vocabulary
of architecture in Britain between the wars. Specially commissioned photographs
document all the major surviving buildings, from private houses and apartment
blocks to schools and factories. This is the definitive guide to Modern
Movement architecture in Britain. It is beautifully designed and sumptuously
illustrated with over 200 specially commissioned photographs. It is an
essential reference for anyone interested in twentieth-century architecture and