Publication Date: 06/08/2020 ISBN: 9781849945844 Category:

Lido

Christopher Beanland

Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publication Date: 06/08/2020 ISBN: 9781849945844 Category:
Hardback

£20.00

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Description

Architecture critic and water baby Christopher Beanland takes a deep dive into the fashionable outdoor swimming scene with Lido, profiling the world’s best pools with his trademark wit, wisdom and pop culture references. Stylish photography and interviews with fellow lido enthusiasts only further add gloss to Beanland’s delightful new book.

Publisher Review

'Partly a gazetteer of new and classic outdoor pools around the world, partly a reflection of how they inspire us. ... The photographs are fabulous.' -- Catherine Croft * C20 Magazine * Chris beautifully encompasses the architectural wonders of lidos around the world while zooming in on the social significance and personal affection towards them - a great book that both inspires and gives insight. -- Tamsin Wressell, National Geographic Traveller UK Architecture critic and water baby Christopher Beanland takes a deep dive into the fashionable outdoor swimming scene with Lido, profiling the world's best pools with his trademark wit, wisdom and pop culture references. Stylish photography and interviews with fellow lido enthusiasts only further add gloss to Beanland's delightful new book. -- Steve Pill, Discover Britain 'Swimming stories ... alongside enticing photos of outdoor pools around the world' * Literary Review * '[An] invigorating tour of outdoor swimming sites' * Architecture Today * 'Certainly a great book to plunge into' * Mail Online *

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