Calder, Barnabas (2008) A terrible battle with architecture : Denys Lasdun in the 1950s, part 2. ARQ - Architectural Research Quarterly, 12 (1). pp. 59-68.Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
This article examines three ways in which Lasdun tried in the later 1950s to wage his own 'terrible battle with architecture', and to escape 'the sameness of English architecture'. Under the title 'New Styles' it looks at his attempts to develop a personal architectural style. 'New Types' investigates Lasdun's pursuit of fresh architectural approaches to designing large building complexes. 'A New Movement', the final section of the article, suggests that part of the process of self-reinvention which Lasdun pursued throughout the 1950s included positioning himself close to the core group who were developing the most internationally discussed British movement of the decade, 'New Brutalism'.
|Keywords:||architecture, Denys Lasdun, 1950s, Architecture, Architecture , Visual Arts and Performing Arts|
|Subjects:||Fine Arts > Architecture|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Architecture|
|Depositing user:||Miss Claire Hyland|
|Date Deposited:||15 Jan 2010 17:52|
|Last modified:||18 Sep 2016 00:03|