• 26 June 2017


The Paul Mellon Centre library has recently acquired a variety of publications on the subject of concrete and postwar British architecture, adding to the vast collection of publications on architecture that are already held in the collections.

Some of the titles recently acquired include:

Raw Concrete: The Beauty of Brutalism, Barnabus Calder

More than concrete blocks: Dublin city's twentieth-century buildings and their stories, 1900-40, Elle Rowley (ed)

Concretopia: A Journey around the Rebuilding of Postwar Britain, John Grindrod

Pevsner Archtectural Guides: Houses

Pevsner Architectural Guides: Churches

Lost Future: The Developing Architecture of Post-War Britain, Owen Hopkins

Concrete Design, Sarah Gaventa

Obsolencence: An Architectural History, Daniel M. Abramson

Concrete Reality: Denys Lasdun and the National Theatre, Patrick Dillon

Building the Brutal: How we built the Barbican, Peter Bloomfield

Our Library has over 26,000 books, pamphlets, exhibition catalogues and theses on the subject of British art and architecture. It is free to join and use, for more information and to book a registration appointment please click here.