John Grindrod in conversation with Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan, Pompey BookFest 2023

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description of Activity

Author John Grindrod spoke about his latest book in conversation with Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan (University of Portsmouth and BBC Two’s A House Through Time). Iconicon is a captivating exploration of Britain’s most iconic contemporary buildings, from the Barratt home to the Millennium Dome. John is also author of Concretopia: A Journey Around the Rebuilding of Postwar Britain (2013) and Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt (2017).
Period1 Mar 2023
Held atPompey BookFest, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionRegional


  • Architectural history
  • Architecture
  • Brutalism
  • Postmodernism