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Alton Estate

London, United Kingdom
by Rosemary Stjernstedt

The Alton Estate is a large council estate situated in Roehampton, southwest London. One of the largest council estates (public housing) in the UK, it occupies an extensive area of land west of Roehampton village and runs between the Roehampton Lane through-road and Richmond Park Golf Courses.
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Paul Chemetov

Paris, France
born 1928, Paris

Paul Chemetov (born 6 September 1928) is a French architect and urbanist. He is best known for his collaborations with Borja Huidobro. He graduated from the National School of Fine Arts in 1959. Chemetov taught at the École des Ponts Paris Tech until 1989, when he switched to the École..

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Elizabeth Denby


born 1894, Bradford

Elizabeth Denby was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, and studied Social Science at the London School of Economics (LSE) between 1916-17. At the LSE she learned rigorous research methods and picked up an interest in sociology that informed her work as an urban planner.

In the 1920s, Denby became..

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