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Simon Holloway is an engineer and an expert in architectural restoration. He lives in Shropshire, England, and is the author of a prize-winning historical atlas of breeding birds. His great passion is researching and communicating the history of corrugated iron. Adam Mornement is a writer and editor specializing in the history of design and contemporary architecture. His books include Extensions, Treehouses, and No Longer Notorious.

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"[C]atnip to architecturally minded modernists...the book is replete with fascinating reproductions of posters, catalog copy, and architectural renderings...a wonderful book." -- Daniel Akst - Wilson Quarterly "What makes this book more than eye candy is the authors' exhaustive treatment. Clearly they love the subject." -- Architect Magazine "This tells the evolving story of the material in a thoughtful way, with an obvious passionate love for the material." -- The Architectural Review "[A] well-researched, well-written and engaging narrative...Highly recommended for designers generally and anyone broadly interested in design and design history." -- Curve "[C]atnip to architecturally minded modernists...the book is replete with fascinating reproductions of posters, catalog copy, and architectural renderings...a wonderful book." -- Daniel Akst - Wilson Quarterly "This is a book that heralds the array of uses and finally gives corrugated metal its moment in the sun." -- David Lake - FAIA, Lake Flato Architects "[A] fascinating study." -- Mia Jacobi - Desert Living "[F]ascinating...follows the rich and varied history of this versatile material...[A] well-researched, well-written and engaging narrative." -- Kathy Fox - Curve "Corrugated metal surely stands alongside the great inventions, a democratic and international material...[A]n enthralling piece of social and global history." -- Edwin Heathcote - The Financial Times "A book that heralds the array of uses and finally gives corrugated metal its moment in the sun." -- David Lake, FAIA, Lake|Flato Architects

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