20th Century Architects: Aldington, Craig and Collinge

Online Shop | Historic England / English Heritage | Architectural History |  20th Century Architects: Aldington, Craig and Collinge

Aldington, Craig and Collinge

Free UK delivery on Aldington, Craig and Collinge

In Paperback Format
Aldington, Craig and Collinge

 RRP: £20.00
You save £2.00 (10.0%)
Alan Powers
Published by
English Heritage
Publication Date
August 2009
160 pages, 130 illustrations
167 x 234 mm
Architectural History

Aldington, Craig and Collinge by Alan Powers is part of the English Heritage 20th Century Architects Series. Commissioned by English Heritage, RIBA Publishing and the Twentieth Century Society, this series aims to provide a full and engaging examination of some of Britains's most significant post-war architectural practices.

Peter Aldington started his independent architectural practice in 1962, quickly earning an international reputation for designing small houses that respected their village locations and achieved magical transitions between interior and garden. The group of three houses at Haddenham, Buckinghamshire (1964-68), now listed Grade II*, where Aldington created a well-known garden, is still widely admired and visited, and has been vested in a trust.

John Craig became a partner in the practice in 1970 and they went on to design ground-breaking doctors' group practice surgeries, shops, office interiors and public housing. With the Royal Mail at Hemel Hempstead in the mid 1980s, Aldington, Craig and their younger partner, Paul Collinge, produced their own version of High Tech. It is, however, for their houses, including the Anderton House near Barnstaple, now owned by the Landmark Trust, that the practice remains chiefly associated.

Alan Powers, Chairman of the Twentieth Century Society, draws on the recollections of the partners and on contemporary documents to describe the distinctive ideology of Aldington, Craig and Collinge through their built and unbuilt projects. He positions them against the shifting background of modernism in Britain, in which Aldington and Craig played a role as educators and polemicists, calling for better public understanding of the value that architects could bring to every aspect of living and place-making. The narrative casts new light on the continuing work of the practice following the retirement of the two founding partners 

Related Publications:

Powell & Moya

Powell & Moya

McMorran & Whitby

McMorran & Whitby

Ryder and Yates

Ryder and Yates

Online Shop | Historic England / English Heritage | Architectural History |  20th Century Architects: Aldington, Craig and Collinge

Civil Service Yearbook
The new Civil Service Yearbook 53rd Edition - Pre-order now.
Civil Service Yearbook 52nd Edition available now
Buy The Civil Service Yearbook
2014 Edition
The new IMDG Code is in stock now.
IMDG Code 2014 available now
Buy The IMDG code
New Products

The Report of the Iraq Inquiry

Police Workforce, England and Wales, 30 September 2016

European Pharmacopoeia 9th Edition Book Subscription 2017 (9.0, 9.1 and 9.2)

Fire Statistics: Great Britain, 2014-2015

Non-domestic rating: Business Floorspace 2016

The Annual Abstract of Statistics for Benefits, and Indices of Prices and Earnings 2016 Edition

Annual Bus Statistics Light Rail and Tram Statistics Blue Badge Scheme Statistics 2015/16

Bookmark us via QR code
Worldwide Delivery
Secure Payment
Secure Payment
Best Sellers

UN ADR 2017 (Books) Two Volume Set

Dorema U-tabs for ADR/RID 2017

IMDG Code 2016 Edition (inc Amdt 38-16) Book (2 vols)

HSE Approved Codes of Practice - Six Pack (6 Pack) Pack of 6 Books

IMDG Code 2014 Edition (inc Amdt 37-14) Book (2 vols)