George Loveless House, Tower Hamlets, London. An example of post-war 'modernism', designed by the Soviet Union born Berthold Lubetkin; the building is Y-shaped, of concrete with red brick. Built in the early 1950's as council-owned housing, the flats are now in private ownership.

An example of post-war…

Print Pioneer Celia Birtwell

Print Pioneer Celia Birtwell

Model wearing a dress by Ossie Clark, in which he uses a combination of two prints by Celia Birtwell called Golden Slumbers and Michaelmas Daisy, photograph by Celia Birtwell

Brutalist buildings: Balfron Tower, London by Ernö Goldfinger

As the precursor to the larger Trellick Tower, Ernö Goldfinger's brutalist Balfron Tower in London was a testbed for the architect's utopian housing ideals.

Gleadless Valley Estate

Gleadless Valley Estate

The Fall of Glasgow's Red Road Flats

The Fall of Glasgow's Red Road Flats

Abandoned Glasgow’s Red Road Flats (The Red Road flats in Glasgow were once the highest in Europe before violent crime, alienation and antisocial behaviour led them to be condemned, with the first block demolished in June

Ebenezer House 2, Cotton Gardens Estate, London

Ebenezer House 2, Cotton Gardens Estate, London

Flat at Park Hill #sheffield

Flat at Park Hill

Seacroft, Leeds, May 1969. An election poster can be seen in the foreground. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

These slides were used in a lecture presented by JR James at the Department of Town and Regional Planning at The University of Sheffield between 1967 and

The First Red Road Tower Block has been Demolished (1)

The first Red Road Tower Block has been Demolished

Glasgow to Demolish Iconic Modern Towers in Europe’s Largest Demolition

Sighthill/Wester hails

Sighthill/Wester hails

Bailiffs in England and Wales evicted more than 11,000 families in the first three months of 2015, 51% higher than in same period five years ago

Tenant evictions reach six-year high amid rising rents and benefit cuts

Bailiffs in England and Wales evicted more than 11,000 families in the first three months of 2015, 51% higher than in same period five years ago

Brutalist buildings: Park Hill, Sheffield by Jack Lynn and Ivor SmithThese three-metre-wide communal walkways – the "streets in the sky" promoted by Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation and many of the unbuilt projects by Alison and Peter Smithson – were designed as a modern replacement for the cobbled terraces of the former slums.

Brutalist buildings: Park Hill, Sheffield by Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith

News Photo: Work in progress on the Churchill Gardens Estate…

News Photo: Work in progress on the Churchill Gardens Estate…

Broadwater Farm

Council Estate, Hidden London, Social Housing, Jungles, Concrete, Farming, Cement

Cotton Garden Estate

stacja: “ Cotton Garden Estate / by doombandit ”

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