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Published: 26 March 2019

208 Pages | 37 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198836407

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Boom Cities

Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain

Otto Saumarez Smith

  • The first published history of the profound transformations of British city centres in the 1960s
  • Details the rise and fall of modernist urban planning, including the political and social drivers and consequences
  • Provides an unconventional account of the end of modernist approaches to the built environment