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Robin Hood Gardens is a council housing complex in Poplar, London designed in the late 1960s by architects Alison and Peter Smithson and completed in 1972. It was intended as an example of the 'streets in the sky' concept: social housing characterised by broad aerial walkways in long concrete..

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Central Hill Estate

London, United Kingdom
by Rosemary Stjernstedt, ...

Central Hill is a social housing estate in the London Borough of Lambeth. It was designed by Rosemary Stjernstedt and the Lambeth Council planning department during the directorship of Ted Hollamby. It comprises more than 450 homes built in 1966-74 near the site of the former Crystal Palace...

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Barbican Estate

London, United Kingdom
by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon

The estate was built between 1965 and 1976, on a 35-acre (140,000 m2) site that was bombed in World War II.The complex was designed by architects Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, whose first work was the earlier, ground-breaking Golden Lane Estate immediately North of Barbican. The estate of 40 acres..

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The Future Architecture platform has been designed and is coordinated by the Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana. It is the first pan-European platform of 18 architecture museums, festivals and producers from 15 countries, bringing ideas on the future of cities and architecture closer..

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Alexandra Road Estate

London, United Kingdom
by Neave Brown

Alexandra Road is London terrace house with the design of high-density public housing. Alexandra road represents the application of the terraced theme on an enormous scale.

The long site is consisted of three parallel rows of dwellings. Two rows of terraced apartments are aligned along the..

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Cotton Gardens

London, United Kingdom
by George Finch

These towers on Kennington Lane are the prominent feature of Lambeth Council's Cotton Gardens Estate. They were designed by the architect George Finch and constructed by Wates using a pre-fabricated system. The towers are named Ebenezer, Fairford and Hurley. In the film 'Utopia London', George..

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Dawson's Heights

Dulwich, United Kingdom
by Kate Macintosh

Dawson’s Heights, an important but little-known postwar housing estate in East Dulwich, has been turned down for listing by the Secretary of State, despite a strong recommendation from English Heritage. Built in 1964-72, the striking design takes advantage of its hill-top location by following..

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Cressingham Gardens

London, United Kingdom
by Edward Hollamby

Cressingham Gardens estate in south London was built between 1967 and 1979 to the designs of Lambeth Borough Architects, led by Edward Hollamby. It is impressive for the quality of the accommodation and layout, and for its striking landscape setting. The estate is currently under threat from..

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