Fans of the Modernism in Metroland twitter account (@mod_in_metro) will be delighted to learn that a book, A Guide to Modernism in Metro-Land will be published with Unbound this month.
The essential guidebook to discovering the modernist treasures of London’s suburbs, the Guide will accompany you through the suburbs of London and the home counties from the underground stations of Charles Holden to the fantastical factories of Wallis, Gilbert & Partners to one off post war modernist houses. It covers nine London boroughs and two counties, with a map for each area, descriptions of each building and colour photographs.
You can find out more and order a copy here.
“An essential vade mecum for those of us whose idea of bliss is pottering about the north-western suburbs”
“A delightful guide to get you out and exploring the beautiful and under-appreciated modernist gems of suburban London. Full of surprises and beautifully designed, Modernism in Metro-Land is an optimistic bundle of architectural joy”