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Iconicon : A Journey Around the Landmark Buildings of Contemporary Britain

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Published:3 Mar 2022

A captivating exploration of Britain’s most iconic contemporary buildings, from the Barratt home to the Millennium Dome. ‘A love letter to contemporary buildings and a fantastic account of recent British history, rich in humour.’ NINA STIBBE’Brilliant, encyclopaedic, funny and often cutting.’ DANNY DORLING’An eloquent, witty, passionate tour of Britain since the 1980s.’ JOHN BOUGHTON’Recounts the stories of our lived landscapes with wit, passion and a shot of anger.’ TOM DYCKHOFF ‘Grindrod has spoken to everyone and his observations are humane and acute.’ OWEN HATHERLEYWimpey homes. Millennium monuments.

Riverside flats. Wind farms. Spectacular skyscrapers.

City centre apartments. Out of town malls. The buildings designed in our lifetimes encapsulate the dreams and aspirations of our culture, while also revealing the sobering realities.

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