Thamesmead

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© Noémie Goudal - Observatoires Reminiscent of Bernd & Hilla Becher’s work Detail Architecture, Art Et Architecture, Industrial Architecture, Hilla Becher, Concrete Structure, Constructivism, Concrete Building, Concrete Pots, Brutalist

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© Noémie Goudal - Observatoires These are really great! Reminiscent of Bernd & Hilla Becher’s work

Peter Chadwick's poster series is a graphic response to sound recordings about Thamesmead, a Brutalist town built to re-house families living in cramped victorian slums Brutalist Design, London Poster, Bold Typography, Creative Review, Poster Series, Slums, Sale Poster, Graphic Design Posters, Visual Identity

A utopian ideal: Peter Chadwick's Thamesmead poster series – Creative Review

Graphic designer Peter Chadwick has created a series of posters about Thamesmead in London, using text from 1970s sound recordings and films about the area

Making The Most Of Your Landscaping At Your Home - House Garden Landscape World Photography, Urban Photography, Landscape Photography, Council Estate, Council House, London Architecture, Architecture Design, Urban Landscape, Abstract Landscape

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Thamesmead’s buildings might not be as instantly recognisable as the Trellick Tower or Robin Hood Gardens, but in the story of London’s council housing this development is equally as important. There’s so much to say. Let’s start at the beginning. The idea of developing the area to the east of London’s ports was first mooted …

Clockwork Thamesmead City Buildings, Modern Buildings, London Architecture, Interior Architecture, Council Estate, Tower Block, Sense Of Place, Slums, Brutalist

Thamesmead, Bexley, London

Architects: GLC, 1968-71 Scanned from a slide taken in 1972.

Postwar British architecture, brutalism, modernism, design and social history from John Grindrod, author of Concretopia. British Architecture, Concrete Architecture, Aesthetic Images, Aesthetic Art, Council Estate, Brutalist Buildings, Googie, East London, Book Art

Thamesmead, 1969

Let's have a tour of Thamesmead in 1969, thanks to those excellent folk at British Pathe. This is unused footage, si...

May Thamesmead housing project, a GLC venture. Pedestrians on the walkways that connect the flats, in Abbey Wood, South London Thames Barrier, Axonometric Drawing, London Boroughs, London Architecture, Urban Industrial, Greater London, South London, Ranch Style, Brutalist

The rise and fall of the GLC

It's 30 years since one of the most controversial experiments in local government was scrapped. What was the GLC and how has it shaped today's politics?

Thamesmead -original elevation treatment and fenestration, Photo by Iqbal Aalam Brutalist Buildings, Social Housing, London City, Facade, Multi Story Building, The Originals, Architecture, Postwar, Arquitetura

Thamesmead, Bexley, London

Architects: GLC Architects Department, 1968-7. For some recent pictures see; www.flickr.com/photos/joseph_beuys_hat/291513112/ www.flickr.com/photos/joseph_beuys_hat/291513233/

Thamesmead New Town, London - Robert Rigg Brutalist Buildings, Modern Buildings, British Architecture, Modern Architecture, Tower Block, Greater London, Building Structure, Urban Planning, Ranch Style

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Thamesmead 12, Area 1, London, Department of Architecture & Civic Design, Greater London Council, 1967-1974 Photo: Simon Phipps

Tower blocks along Yartnon Way in Thamesmead - there are 16 of them starting with Clewer House on the left and ending with Argali House on the right at the back. In the front: a walkway connects the sunlit Coralline Walk with Evenlode House (in the shade); both are set to be demolished by 2021. Designed by the GLC's Department of Architecture and Civic Design in 1965 and built in 1967-72. #glcdepartmentofarchitecture #glcarchitects #robertrigg #yarntnoway #lesnes #parkview #thamesmead… Cubist Architecture, Tower Block, Social Housing, Brutalist, Walkway, Great Britain, Skyscraper, Building

Instagram post by TJZ • Jan 26, 2016 at 7:31am UTC

Tower blocks along Yartnon Way in Thamesmead - there are 16 of them starting with Clewer House on the left and ending with Argali House on the right at the back. In the front: a walkway connects the sunlit Coralline Walk with Evenlode House (in the shade); both are set to be demolished by 2021. Designed by the GLC's Department of Architecture and Civic Design in 1965 and built in 1967-72. #glcdepartmentofarchitecture #glcarchitects #robertrigg #yarntnoway #lesnes #parkview #thamesmead…

Binsey Walkways - Thamesmead Council Estate, Council House, New Topographics, Sense Of Place, Architectural Photography, Slums, Walkways, Brutalist, Bungalow

Binsey Walkways - Thamesmead

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LE PAVI 909 — Thamesmead Estate  Weronika... Brutalist, Athleisure, Maps, Multi Story Building, London, Architecture, Places, Modern, Beautiful

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veronicadelica: “ thamesmead estate Weronika Dudka ”

Thamesmead Area London, Department of Architecture & Civic Design, Greater London Council, Photo: Simon Phipps British Architecture, Architecture Photo, Greater London, City Lights, Multi Story Building, Stairs, Park, Image, Towers

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Thamesmead 13, Area 1, London, Department of Architecture & Civic Design, Greater London Council, 1967-1974 Photo: Simon Phipps

GLC Architects vision of Thamesmead South New Topographics, Council Estate, Sense Of Place, Yellow Submarine, Slums, Ranch Style, Cool Photos, Architecture, Kitsch

‘A Vision’ – Simon Armitage

The future was a beautiful place, once. Remember the full-blown balsa-wood town on public display in the Civic Hall. The ring-bound sketches, artists’ impressions, blueprints of smoked glass and tu…