Concrete and Culture: A Material History by Adrian Forty

Construction worker on Unite d'Habitation, Marseilles, 1950.

Source: © Fondation Le Corbusier/ Lucien Herve

Adrian Forty’s new history of concrete takes an admirably even-handed approach to a material that polarises opinion

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