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On the 29th December, , at the height of the Second World War, an air raid by the Luftwaffe razed a acre site in the heart of the City of London to the ground. The site was known as the Barbican a Middle English word meaning fortification , so-called for the Roman wall which once stood in the area.
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Their leader, Peter Joe Chamberlin, died young and their archive was thought to have been destroyed. But detective work has revealed a complex story about three determined characters and a surprising variety of fascinating architecture. Chamberlin worked on the Festival of Britain, but the practice was formed only in when Geoffry Powell won a housing competition in London. The resulting Golden Lane Estate is as light and brightly-coloured as the adjoining Barbican that followed is monumental. In between the firm produced a range of buildings that pushed concrete technology to its limits, including houses and schools, Murray Edwards College New Hall in Cambridge, and major extensions to Leeds University. These projects are recognised as among the best buildings of the s; this book explains how they happened.