Bristol’s Twentieth-Century Buildings


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Looks back on the architecture of the last 100 years, decade by decade. From the ‘tobacco gothic’ of the Wills family’s splendid benefactions to the university, to the RAC’s space-age ‘Supercentre’, from Connell & Ward’s ‘shockingly modern’ Concrete House to the university’s newest Synthetic Chemistry building, each is described by Tony Aldous and superbly photographed in colour by John Trelawny-Ross. A final chapter takes the account into the twenty-first century with the Millennium buildings, Pero’s Bridge at Harbourside and the re-landscaping of the Centre and Queen Square. 210mm x 240mm 156 pp colour illustrations throughout location maps ISBN 1 904537 06 5 Softback