Mark Swenarton

Books by Mark Swenarton

Mark Swenarton is an architectural historian, critic and educator. As a historian his writings have focused on twentieth-century architecture in Britain and Europe, particularly housing. He was successively the founding editor of Architecture Today magazine (1989-2005), head of the architecture school at Oxford Brookes University (2005-2010) and first holder of the James Stirling chair of architecture at the University of Liverpool (2011-15), where he is now emeritus professor of architecture. His books include Homes fit for Heroes (1981/2018), Artisans and Architects (1989), Building the New Jerusalem (2008), Architecture and the Welfare State (2014) and, most recently, Cook’s Camden (2017). In 2020 he is taking over as lead editor of the journal Architectural History.

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