The meaning of concrete for inter-war Nottingham: geography, economy and politics

@inproceedings{Matthews2015TheMO,
  title={The meaning of concrete for inter-war Nottingham: geography, economy and politics},
  author={Chris Matthews},
  year={2015}
}
What did concrete mean to the city of Nottingham during the 1920s and 1930s? How did the city respond to the formative years of this material in terms of geography, economy and politics? On the one hand this was a city that momentarily saw concrete as the vanguard of pragmatic modernism and economic diversification alongside a utilitarian approach to social reform. And on the other, a city more willing to fall back on established materials and structures.Concrete was very rarely a monstrosity… CONTINUE READING
2
Twitter Mentions