Brutal London - Construct Your Own Concrete Capital
By Zupagrafika, with contributions by John Grindrod and Peter Chadwick, published by Prestel.
In this fun and intellectually stimulating book, readers can recreate a number of London's most renowned Brutalist buildings. This ingeniously designed book lets you build replicas of some of London's iconic post-war concrete structures while learning about their place in the city's architectural history.
The featured buildings: Alexandra Road Estate, Alton Estate, Aylesbury Estate, Balfron Tower, Barbican Estate, Ledbury Estate, National Theatre, Robin Hood Gardens, Space House. The reader can detach and construct with easy-to-follow instructions the 9 pre-cut and folded buildings, printed on heavy card stock. This unique book offers a challenging and entertaining approach to architecture.
- 72 pages with 50 colour illustrations and 9 card models
- Dimensions: 9.5 x11in / 24 x 28 cm
- ISBN 978-3-7913-8300-2