Boom Cities: Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain / Otto Saumarez Smith
Review Date:19 Dec 2019
The planning of cities from the 1940s to the 1960s is one of the major strands of British (and indeed, international) post-war social history.
Thatcher’s Progress: From Social Democracy to Market Liberalism through an English New Town / Guy Ortolano
Review Date:13 Feb 2020
In 1979 Pete Wrong of the art collective and Punk band Crass was being interviewed by New Society about his graffiti operation on the London Underground: ‘We don’t just rip the posters down or spray them. We use stencils, neatly, to qualify them.