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Lido

A dip into outdoor swimming pools: the history, design and people behind them

Christopher Beanland

Batsford

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ISBN: 9781849945844

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Publication date: 6 August 2020

ISBN: 9781849946780

ASIN: 9781849946780

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Publication date: 7 August 2020

Category: Architecture

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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.

ABOUT THE Author

Christopher Beanland is a journalist and author who specialises in architecture and travel writing. He is the author of Concrete Concept: Brutalist buildings around the world and writes regularly for The GuardianThe IndependentThe Telegraph and Mr Porter.

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'Certainly a great book to plunge into'

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'[An] invigorating tour of outdoor swimming sites'

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