Brutalist architecture

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 The brutalist complex was a combination of flats and maisonettes covering 17 acres of land Council Estate, Council House, London Architecture, Architecture Design, Tower Block, Urban Nature, Urban Industrial, Building Art, Sims House

Oak hill flats. Rotherham

Oakhill Flats, Rotherham. The brutalist complex was a combination of flats and maisonettes covering 17 acres of land

  Sheffield Park, Sheffield England, Sheffield United, Urban Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Council Estate, Photo Room, Social Housing, South Yorkshire

Sheffield's Park Hill: Estate expectations

No visitor to Sheffield can have failed to notice them. Perched high on the rise overlooking Sheffield station, Park Hill flats have been variously described as a fortress, a prison block and by almost everyone as a blot on the landscape. And yet, 50 years ago tomorrow on 16 June 1961, it all seemed so different as Hugh Gaitskell, the leader of the Opposition, arrived in

Balfron Tower is a residential building in Poplar, Tower Hamlets, East London. London Architecture, Urban Architecture, Wine And Paint Night, Council Estate, Brutalist Buildings, Tower Block, Social Housing, Amazing Buildings, Tower Of London

Residents reclaim image of ‘gritty’ Balfron Tower

IT’S been used as the decayed and depressive backdrop in everything from Oasis single Morning Glory to Danny Boyles horror film 28 Days Later.

kingsland estate whiston road haggerston hackney london uk ©chris dorley-brown The block was constructed by Shoreditch Metropolitan Borough Council, an eleven-storey H-plan block consisting of 44 two-bedroom flats. Construction was approved by committee in 1955. www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1501898&sort=4&a... London Architecture, Urban Architecture, Council Estate, Bethnal Green, Social Housing, Urban Industrial, Urban Life, Urban Planning, Brutalist

laburnum court 1987

kingsland estate whiston road haggerston hackney london uk ©chris dorley-brown The block was constructed by Shoreditch Metropolitan Borough Council, an eleven-storey H-plan block consisting of 44 two-bedroom flats. Construction was approved by committee in 1955. www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1501898&sort=4&a...

Cotton Garden Estate: a view from a tower block council flat in Elephant and Castle London Architecture, Urban Architecture, Council Estate, Elephant And Castle, Tower Block, Bethnal Green, Social Housing, A Level Art, Musica

Brutal London: the capital's housing crisis – in pictures

Photographer Alessia Gammarota looks at the connections between different aspects of London’s housing crisis, from squatting and council estates to new developments changing the landscape and the city’s soul

I first ventured into the Red Road Flats in the Summer of 2007 to witness the French tightrope walker, Didier Pasquette’s, failed attempt at crossing between two of the flats Council Estate, Tower Block, Concrete Building, Social Housing, Urban Architecture, Sense Of Place, Slums, Brutalist, Urban Landscape

New book Disappearing Glasgow look at the vanishing 'streets in the sky'

The Red Road Flats

Glasgow Area - Dougrie Road Tower blocks, Castlemilk - The Neilston WebCam Photo Gallery Council Estate, Tower Block, High Rise Building, Glasgow Scotland, Modern Homes, Brutalist, 1960s, Paisley, Globe

Glasgow Area - Dougrie Road Tower blocks, Castlemilk - The Neilston WebCam Photo Gallery

Castlemilk

Hutchesontown Area C, Glasgow, Sir Basil Spence, early Glasgow Architecture, British Architecture, Council Estate, Edinburgh University, Tower Block, Social Housing, Old Trees, Urban Industrial, Glasgow Scotland

Queen Elizabeth Tower Blocks, Glasgow, Scotland; 1965-1993

Queen Elizabeth Tower Blocks, Glasgow, Scotland; 1965-1993, Demolished Hutchesontown C Development Architect: Sir Basil Spence Connect to the Sir Basil Spence Archive Project

  British Architecture, Modern Architecture, Council Estate, Georgian Style Homes, Tower Block, Rome, Social Housing, Sense Of Place, Old Buildings

Alton Estate: Roehampton

Explore London From The Rooftops' photos on Flickr. London From The Rooftops has uploaded 4464 photos to Flickr.

Larry Herman’s Red Road Flats, Glasgow Council Estate, Tower Block, Photography Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, Brutalist, Urban Landscape, Playground, Skyscraper, Multi Story Building

Red Road Flats; Glasgow

Artist Larry Herman photographed the Red Road Flats in the mid-1970s. The buildings offered contemporary high-rise living that was intended to be an improvement on the previous overcrowded housing conditions of tenements. Here Herman juxtaposes the monolithic structures with the playground below, where children are playing on a roundabout.This Photograph is on display as part of #WhenWeWereYoung at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

Photos of London's Under-Threat Council Estates - VICE Council Estate, Council House, South London, Old London, Anne Boleyn Tudors, London Architecture, Social Housing, Haunted History, Italy

Photos of London's Threatened Public Housing

Public housing is not as uniform as people think.

Lecture center at Brunel University in Uxbridge, Greater London. Aka, "Ludovico Medical Facility" where Alex undergoes aversion therapy in A Clockword Orange. Orange Architecture, University Architecture, Concrete Structure, Greater London, Built Environment, Filming Locations, Brutalist, Modern, Houses

Filming Locations for A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Travel guide to filming locations for Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange (1971), in Greater London, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.