Architecture, Industry and Innovation

The Early Work of Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners

The work of the pioneering figure in British high-tech architecture.

Colin Amery


Price: USD$39.95



  • One of three volumes documenting the work of Nicholas Grimshaw (b.1939), one of the pioneering figures of British high-tech architecture
  • Covers the years 1965-88, a period which established Grimshaw's worldwide reputation
  • Charts Grimshaw's development from his student days at the Architectural Association and provides critical insights into his design methodology
  • Includes comprehensive coverage of 20 projects, from the 1965 Service Tower for student apartments to his 1988 Grand Union Walk housing and Sainsbury Superstore in Camden Town, north London
  • Features extensive full-page colour photography and original sketches by Grimshaw

In The Press
'The photographs are superb, the book is well printed and a pleasure to handle. I am delighted to have it on my bookshelf.' (Architectural Review)

About the author(s)
Colin Amery was the former Architecture Correspondent of the Financial Times.


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