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Wordsearch Communications, eds, New Architects: A guide to Britain's best young architectural practices , The Architecture Foundation, 1998, ISBN 1 86154 0 18 3. Hardback £25. Peter Murray and Mary Anne Stevens, eds, New Urban Environments: British Architecture and its European Context , Prestel, ISBN 3 7913 1937 X. Hardback £39.95.

Wordsearch Communications, eds, New Architects: A guide to Britain's best young architectural... reviews Wordsearch Communications, eds, New Architects: A guide to Britain's best young architectural practices, The Architecture Foundation, 1998, isbn 1 86154 o 18 3. Hardback £25. Peter Murray and Mary Anne Stevens, eds, New Urban Environments: British Architecture and its European Context, Prestel, isbn x. Hardback £39.95. What hope for Scottish architecture in the new millennium? Can our architects resolve the often conflicting issues of our time to create buildings which are both compelling and suggestive? The Architecture Foundation is well placed to explore this awkward terrain and their recent publication, entitled New Architects, attempts to present the best of innovative British architecture. The directory has had enormous support from worthy individuals (Kirsty Wark, Charles McKean, Sebastian Tombs et al.) and assorted august bodies such as the Department of Culture Media & Sport, British Steel and Glasgow 1999. It brings 12 are Scottish, the together 83 'young' practices; only majority (not surprisingly) being London-based. Despite such caveats, it is seductively laid-out with high production values, hardback covers and full colour reproduction throughout. So as a vogue-ish catalogue or roll-call of 'names-to-watch' it works but perhaps it should have been a vehicle to explore wider issues. Sadly, the over-emphasis http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Architectural Heritage Edinburgh University Press

Wordsearch Communications, eds, New Architects: A guide to Britain's best young architectural practices , The Architecture Foundation, 1998, ISBN 1 86154 0 18 3. Hardback £25. Peter Murray and Mary Anne Stevens, eds, New Urban Environments: British Architecture and its European Context , Prestel, ISBN 3 7913 1937 X. Hardback £39.95.

Architectural Heritage , Volume 10 (1): 95 – Jan 1, 1999

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reviews Wordsearch Communications, eds, New Architects: A guide to Britain's best young architectural practices, The Architecture Foundation, 1998, isbn 1 86154 o 18 3. Hardback £25. Peter Murray and Mary Anne Stevens, eds, New Urban Environments: British Architecture and its European Context, Prestel, isbn x. Hardback £39.95. What hope for Scottish architecture in the new millennium? Can our architects resolve the often conflicting issues of our time to create buildings which are both compelling and suggestive? The Architecture Foundation is well placed to explore this awkward terrain and their recent publication, entitled New Architects, attempts to present the best of innovative British architecture. The directory has had enormous support from worthy individuals (Kirsty Wark, Charles McKean, Sebastian Tombs et al.) and assorted august bodies such as the Department of Culture Media & Sport, British Steel and Glasgow 1999. It brings 12 are Scottish, the together 83 'young' practices; only majority (not surprisingly) being London-based. Despite such caveats, it is seductively laid-out with high production values, hardback covers and full colour reproduction throughout. So as a vogue-ish catalogue or roll-call of 'names-to-watch' it works but perhaps it should have been a vehicle to explore wider issues. Sadly, the over-emphasis

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