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The Crossways Estate

London, United Kingdom
by John D. Hume, ...

The Crossways estate (also known as the Devons Estate) is a 1970s council estate in the Bow area of London. When completed, it was known locally as the 'Pride of Bow' with its three 25 storey tower blocks. The estate comprises of three tower blocks, towering 25 storeys over the local area, and..

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Val Fourré

Val Fourré, France
by Henri Longepierre, ...

The Val Fourré is a large social housing project of 8,000 units in Mantes-la-Jolie, the west periphery of Paris, was completed in 1959 to accommodate workers of the automobile industry of the Seine valley. It followed the paradigm of cités idéales of Trente Glorieuses and the housing typology of..

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1520 Sedgwick Avenue is a 102-unit apartment building in the Morris Heights neighborhood in the Bronx, New York City. It is recognized as a long-time "haven for working class families". On July 5, 2007, 1520 Sedgwick Avenue was recognized by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and..

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Las Tres Mil Viviendas

Sevilla, Spain

Las 3000 Viviendas is a neighborhood of the city of Seville, made up of six neighborhoods belonging to the Polígono Sur. Two of them, Murillo (also 800 Houses) and Martínez Montañés (also Las Vegas) are considered of the most dangerous slums of Seville.

The construction of Las 3000 Viviendas..

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This early experience with prefabrication allowed to Lele to teach at the University of Brasilia, where he built Colina Velha, a faculty apartment complex constructed with prestressed slabs, prefabricated columns, and light paneling for internal partitions.

The Colina Velha housing building at..

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Llano del Rio

Lano, California, USA
by Alice Constance Austin

Llano del Rio was a commune in Llano, California, east of Palmdale in the Antelope Valley, Los Angeles County. The colony was devised by lawyer and socialist politician Job Harriman after he had failed his bid to become the mayor of Los Angeles in 1911. The colony's land was acquired in 1913 and..

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The U.S. federal government established the Air Force as an independent branch of the military in 1947, and authorized the creation of the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1954. The USAFA was meant to be the main undergraduate university for the Air Force. At the time that the USAFA was planned and..

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For the XLIII Milan Fair, the Castiglioni brothers set up the RAI pavillon with modular elements that allow, as indicated by the customer, employment in both indoors and outdoors locations.

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