Stock Image

Frederick Gibberd (Twentieth Century Architects)

Hui Lan Manley, Christine

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1848022735 / ISBN 13: 9781848022737
Published by Historic England Publishing
New Condition: New Soft cover
From Kennys Bookstore (Olney, MD, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since October 9, 2009 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 3

Buy New
Price: US$ 52.76 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Series: 20th Century Architects. Num Pages: 196 pages, 100. BIC Classification: AMB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 170. . . 2017. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781848022737

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Frederick Gibberd (Twentieth Century ...

Publisher: Historic England Publishing

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

About this title

Synopsis:

With Frederick Gibberd, Christine Hui Lan Manley has written a comprehensive account of the works of the architect and planner Frederick Gibberd (1908–84), a pioneer of modern architecture in Britain. At the beginning of his career, Gibberd designed Pullman Court, one of the first international style buildings in the country. His publications and association with the Modern Architectural Research Group put him at the forefront of the establishment of modern architecture in Britain. During the 1940s, however, Gibberd’s diaries reveal a belief that archictects should consider the visual rather than the functional qualities of materials used. After World War II, his plans for Harlow New Town conveyed his growing interest in visual planning. His late-career projects, including Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral and Regent’s Park Mosque, also reflected his aesthetic approach, prompting many to question his role as a key figure in the history of modern British architecture. With more than one hundred illustrations including many in color, Manley reassesses Gibberd’s work and demonstrates that, with his visual approach to the design of buildings, spaces, and landscapes, Gibberd was at the forefront of the development of a softer, distinctly English form of modern architecture.
 
 

About the Author:

Christine Hui Lan Manley is an architect and teaches architectural history and theory at the Leicester School of Architecture.
 

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

We carry a comprehensive range of out of print and rare books.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. For any queries please use the contact seller link or send an email to books@kennys.ie,

Conor Kenny


Shipping Terms:

All books securely packaged. Some books ship from Ireland.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express