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Feature: Have post-war university buildings passed their sell-by date?


That period, the late 50s and the 60s, was really significant, a period of architectural confidence and social importance. The sooner Historic England completes its review the better. Listing more of these brutalist modernist buildings - as we must - does not prevent them being adapted to suit modern needs. Indeed, that process of future change was specifically anticipated by many of the best campus masterplans and buildings of that era.

Posted date

28 January, 2017

Posted time

11:33 am