A humanely barbed Nikolaus Pevsner for our times ... This book should be required reading for planners, developers and architects. --Independent
Hatherley has busily constructed a cult reputation as the angry young man of architectural criticism. --Guardian
Engaging, fearless and startlingly intelligent polemicist. --Time Out
About the Author
OWEN HATHERLEY is the author of the acclaimed A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain, Uncommon and Militant Modernism. He writes regularly on architecture and popular culture in the Guardian, Building Design, Frieze and blogs on political aesthetics at nastybrutalandshort. blogspot.com.