On the eve of the Olympics, Justin McGuirk ponders the social and political consequences of London's white-hot real estate market and asks: what ever happened to the city that pioneered the modern ideal of social housing?
Sheffield's Park Hill: Estate expectations
Built by optimistic post-war planners, Sheffield's Park Hill became an urban eyesore. Is there hope for these modernist flats in the 21st century?
Autour du Monde, photos du Monde, photos de voyages
Autour du Monde, photos d'Afrique du Sud, Allemagne, Belgique, Canaries, Cap-Vert, Danemark, Espagne, Etats-Unis, Hongrie, Pays-Bas, Pologne, Royaume-Uni.
A Camden classic: The Alexandra & Ainsworth Estate
Please excuse my iPhone photos. I've wanted to visit Alexandra Road for absolutely ages. It's one of those excellent examples of a 1960...