Dr Barnabas Calder is a senior lecturer in architecture at the University of Liverpool, and a trustee of the Twentieth Century Society. His book ‘Raw Concrete: The Beauty of Brutalism’ (Heinemann 2016) was a finalist for the 2017 Alice Davis Hitchcock Award, and he has researched and written extensively on post-war British architecture.
The Alton Estate in London is at risk from proposals that will ruin the architecture and destroy social housing
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