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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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Višnjička Banja

Belgrade, Serbia
by Ljiljana Bakić, ...

Višnjička banja is an urban village in the east of Belgrade, located about six kilometers from the Republic square. It was built as a planned settlement in several stages. The first stage was completed in the mid- sixties years of the 20th century, when it was built the old part of the village..

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Marszałkowska Dzielnica Mieszkaniowa, also referred as MDM, is a monumental housing estate in Warsaw's downtown. The entire MDM masterplan is a child of Social Realism doctrine and its experimental field following same concept as Gorky Street in Moscow or Frankfurter..

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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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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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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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