Brook, R., 2017.
|Publisher:||The Modernist Society|
Manchester Modern is the conclusion of more than twenty years of research. Published in November 2017, 650 copies sold out in two days. A reprint is scheduled for 2018. The collection of 111 buildings of the modern era within the county boundary of Greater Manchester is a rigourous and thorough exploration of the development of modernism in the region. Every building in the study was visited at least twice and supported by primary archival research, desktop study and interviews. It is conceived as somewhere between historic record and field guide and was designed in collaboration with internationally renowned artist Vaseem Bhatti (ehquestionmark). Manchester Libraries have purchased 22 copies and one rests in every library in the city.