Barbican, London- An architectural and urban planning marvel. I'm enthralled by its history, its cultural impact and its ability to remain relevant over the years. Truly ahead of its time.

Barbican, London- An architectural and urban planning marvel. I'm enthralled by its history, its cultural impact and its ability to remain relevant over the years. Truly ahead of its time.

The Barbican Conservatory | hidden in the corner of the Barbican centre. warning: intermittent opening hours

The Barbican Conservatory | hidden in the corner of the Barbican centre. warning: intermittent opening hours

The Barbican Estate - http://www.interiordesign2014.com/interior-design-ideas/the-barbican-estate/

The Barbican Estate - http://www.interiordesign2014.com/interior-design-ideas/the-barbican-estate/

This Barbican Estate apartment is the finest achievement of the architects Chamberlin, Powell & Bon.

This Barbican Estate apartment is the finest achievement of the architects Chamberlin, Powell & Bon.

1970s Chamberlin, Powell & Bon-designed apartment in Defoe House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

1970s Chamberlin, Powell & Bon-designed apartment in Defoe House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Photographer Anton Rodriguez is better placed than most to discuss life on London’s most iconic Brutalist housing estate. Having lived on the estate himself for five years – in no less than three of Chamberlin, Powell and Bon’s striking concrete apartment blocks – Rodriguez is well equipped to comment on just what makes the Barbican such […]

Photographer Anton Rodriguez is better placed than most to discuss life on London’s most iconic Brutalist housing estate. Having lived on the estate himself for five years – in no less than three of Chamberlin, Powell and Bon’s striking concrete apartment blocks – Rodriguez is well equipped to comment on just what makes the Barbican such […]

My Modern Home: Life on London's iconic Barbican Estate | Journal | The Modern House

My Modern Home: Life on London's iconic Barbican Estate | Journal | The Modern House


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“I lived in Shoreditch for 20-odd years, as well as Notting Hill, and I wasn’t considering south London before I bought this place. My friend Richard, who’s a search agent, showed it to me on The Modern House website, and I zipped straight over on my scooter to take a look. I said yes straight […]

“I lived in Shoreditch for 20-odd years, as well as Notting Hill, and I wasn’t considering south London before I bought this place. My friend Richard, who’s a search agent, showed it to me on The Modern House website, and I zipped straight over on my scooter to take a look. I said yes straight […]

http://www.themodernhouse.com/journal/my-modern-house/

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In our new series ‘My Modern House’ we’re revisiting some of the properties we’ve previously sold, to hear first-hand from the owners what it’s like to live in some of the UK’s finest modern architecture. In the autumn of 2015, Doug and his wife Maureen purchased a distinctively modern glass-box style studio in the village of […]

In our new series ‘My Modern House’ we’re revisiting some of the properties we’ve previously sold, to hear first-hand from the owners what it’s like to live in some of the UK’s finest modern architecture. In the autumn of 2015, Doug and his wife Maureen purchased a distinctively modern glass-box style studio in the village of […]

Chamberlin, Powell and Bon: Barbican Estate, London, 1965-75. Barbican inside flat stairs.

Chamberlin, Powell and Bon: Barbican Estate, London, 1965-75. Barbican inside flat stairs.

My Modern House: architect Laura Dewe Mathews on designing the Gingerbread House in Hackney | Journal | The Modern House

My Modern House: architect Laura Dewe Mathews on designing the Gingerbread House in Hackney | Journal | The Modern House

My Modern House: restaurateur Mark Hix shows us around his newly refurbished live/work apartment in Bermondsey | Journal | The Modern House

My Modern House: restaurateur Mark Hix shows us around his newly refurbished live/work apartment in Bermondsey | Journal | The Modern House

My Modern House: spatial designer Carlo Viscione's converted science block in Forest Gate

My Modern House: spatial designer Carlo Viscione's converted science block in Forest Gate

My Modern House: Apartment for an Artist | Journal | The Modern House

My Modern House: Apartment for an Artist | Journal | The Modern House

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