Concrete Toronto: A Guide to Concrete Architecture from the Fifties to the Seventies by Michael McclellandConcrete Toronto: A Guide to Concrete Architecture from the Fifties to the Seventies by Michael Mcclelland

Concrete Toronto: A Guide to Concrete Architecture from the Fifties to the Seventies

byMichael Mcclelland, Graeme StewartEditorMichael Mcclelland

Paperback | October 26, 2007

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Toronto is a concrete city. From international landmarks to civic buildings to cultural institutions to metropolitan infrastructure and the single-family home, reminders of the era of 'brutalist' architecture surround Torontonians. But for how long? As architectural fashion has shifted to the glass-and-steel neomodernism of today, these concrete structures have been increasingly ignored - and in some cases, demolished.

Concrete Toronto takes readers on a guided tour of Toronto's concrete architecture. Editors Michael McClelland and Graeme Stewart have assembled a diverse group of industry experts - architects, university faculty, local practitioners, city planners, historians and journalists - to examine the unique and important qualities and the past and future of Toronto's concrete buildings in interviews, articles, archival photos, drawings and case studies.

Appealing to both the average reader and the enthusiast, Concrete Toronto provides a refreshing look not only at the neglected buildings, but also at the trends that produced them and the impact and consequences that resulted from their construction.

Michael McClelland, OAA, FRAIC, is a registered architect with over twenty years of experience. He is actively involved in the promotion of Canada's architectural heritage and is a founding member of the Canadian Association of Professional Heritage Consultants (CAPHC). Prior to establishing E.R.A. Architects with Edwin Rowse in 1990, ...
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Title:Concrete Toronto: A Guide to Concrete Architecture from the Fifties to the SeventiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 7.96 × 5.67 × 0.84 inPublished:October 26, 2007Publisher:Coach House BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1552451933

ISBN - 13:9781552451939

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