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Demolishing Whitehall: Leslie Martin, Harold Wilson and the Architecture of White Heat. by Adam Sharr, Stephen Thornton

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This book is about a lost world, albeit one less than 50 years old. It is the story of a grand plan to demolish most of Whitehall, London's historic government district, and replace it with a ziggurat-section megastructure built in concrete. In 1965 the architect Leslie Martin submitted a proposal to Charles Pannell, Minister of Public Building and Works in Harold Wilson's Labour government, for the wholesale reconstruction of London's 'Government Centre'. Still reeling from war damage, its eighteenth- and nineteenth ...

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Demolishing Whitehall: Leslie Martin, Harold Wilson and the Architecture of White Heat. by Adam Sharr, Stephen Thornton 2016, Routledge, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781138277175

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Demolishing Whitehall: Leslie Martin, Harold Wilson and the Architecture of White Heat 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781409423874

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