The World Recast


In celebration of the 70 year anniversary of the first issue of Concrete Quarterly, The World Recast presents a 'potted history' of the concrete buildings to have graced the pages of this prestigious magazine, through original images and edited/quoted descriptions of concrete projects. 

Just some of the buildings featured include: Royal Festival Hall (1951); UNESCO headquarters (1959); Elephant House, London Zoo (1965); Liverpool Cathedral (1967); Sydney Opera House (1973); National Theatre (1977); Barbican Centre (1982); Grande Arche, Paris (1989); New Street Square (2006); Sainsbury Laboratory (2010); Aquatics Centre (2012); Blavatnik School of Government (2016).