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By Michael McClelland,Graeme Stewart

ISBN-10: 1552451933

ISBN-13: 9781552451939

Toronto is a concrete urban. From foreign landmarks to civic structures to cultural associations to metropolitan infrastructure and the single-family domestic, reminders of the period of 'brutalist' structure encompass Torontonians. yet for a way lengthy? As architectural type has shifted to the glass-and-steel neomodernism of at the present time, those concrete buildings were more and more neglected – and on occasion, demolished.

Concrete Toronto takes readers on a guided travel of Toronto's concrete structure. Editors Michael McClelland and Graeme Stewart have assembled a various team of specialists – architects, collage college, neighborhood practitioners, urban planners, historians and newshounds – to envision the original and significant traits and the previous and way forward for Toronto's concrete structures in interviews, articles, archival pictures, drawings and case studies.

Appealing to either the common reader and the fanatic, Concrete Toronto offers a fresh glance not just on the missed constructions, but additionally on the traits that produced them and the effect and effects that resulted from their construction.

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