How a generation of inspired British architects shaped the built environment - and changed the world.
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The Brits Who Built The Modern World
Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the globe with their high-tech vision
4th May 2017 at 1:40AM
The comeback of Modernism would see the style moved on - into Postmodernism.Read now ❯The Modernist Movement: Post Modernism (1979 - 1992)
What stories does Park Hill hold? From 19th century industrial squalor to iconic 'streets in the sky' in the 1960s, Park Hill, Sheffield changes once again as we enter the 21st century.Take part now ❯Park Hill, Sheffield: continuity and change
This general design degree focuses on developing creative design thinking and practical work to address problems in every aspect of life, not just the creative industries. The design modules feature online design studios, social networking and inspiring study materials alongside a significant practical component. As well as design, you'll study modules in complementary subjects gaining skills and knowledge in an area that fits your needs and interests.Learn more ❯BA/BSc (Honours) Design and Innovation
We look back at the social history shaped by a ten-fold rise in population from 5,000 in 1850 to over 55,000 by 1901, and forward to the Glasgow Harbour regeneration scheme.Take part now ❯Dumbarton Road, Partick, Glasgow: from tenements to riverside apartments
The first episode includes glimpses of some stunning recent work, such as London's new 'Cheesegrater' skyscraper, Spaceport America and the KK100 skyscraper in China.
This episode focuses on the 1980s, when modern architecture was deeply unpopular and under attack from the Prince of Wales.
The final episode focuses on the period from the late 90s to the present day, with the Brits building iconic landmarks across Britain and the world - but also facing some of the biggest controversies of their careers