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Author Hilling, John B., author.

Title The history and architecture of Cardiff Civic Centre : black gold, white city / John B. Hilling
Published Cardiff : University of Wales Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (xx, 215 pages) : illustrations
Series Architecture of Wales
Architecture of Wales.
Contents Intro; Series; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Foreword; List of Illustrations; Introduction and Acknowledgments; Editorial Note; 1 A Small, Sleepy Town in the Shadow of a Castle; 2 Black Gold; 3 A Gentleman's Park; 4 A Battle for Sites and Minds; 5 Negotiations and Diversions; 6 Plans and Petitions; 7 A View of the Civic Centre: Its Layout, Appearance and Open Spaces; 8 Development of the Civic Centre Before the First World War: Buildings and Monuments; 9 Development of the Civic Centre Between the Wars: Buildings and Monuments
10 Development of the Civic Centre After the Second World War: Buildings and Monuments11 Cardiff's Civic Centre in Context; 12 Conclusion; Brief Biographies of Architects; Architectural Glossary; Bibliography; Notes
Summary The history and architecture of Britain's finest civic centre, and how it came to be created following the boom of the coal industry in the south Wales coalfield
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from pdf title page (EBSCO, viewed September 20, 2016)
Subject Public buildings -- Wales -- Cardiff -- History
ARCHITECTURE -- Buildings -- Public, Commercial & Industrial.
Public buildings.
Wales -- Cardiff.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781783168439