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9780711269262

Modernist Estates The buildings and the people who live in them

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  • ISBN13:

    9780711269262

  • ISBN10:

    0711269262

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-10-19
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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Summary

Take an inside look at some of the most remarkable and sometimes controversial estates in Britain and the impact they have on their communities.
Featuring twenty-one modernist homes and their residents, this unique and beautifully designed book presents an overview of the buildings and architects, considers the historical and political context, and explores what it’s like to live on a modernist estate today.
Through interviews and original photography, we're offered a rare insight into the lives of these significant buildings and those who inhabit them.

Estates include:
Isokon 
Pullman Court
Golden Lane Estate
Keeling House
The Hall
Dulwich Park Estate
Manygate Lane
Park Hill
Sivill House
Draper House
Perronet House
Barbican
Brunswick Centre
Byker
Christchurch Estate
Dunboyne Road Estate
Alexandra and Ainsworth Estate
Whittington Estate
Greenwich Millenium Village
Balfron Tower

Author Biography

STEFI ORAZI is a designer and author of the popular blog Modernist Estates. She is based in London.

Table of Contents

Isokon Building, Belsize Park, London

Pullman Court, Streatham, London

Golden Lane Estate, City of London

Keeling House, Bethnal Green, London

The Hall, Blackheath

Dulwich Park Estate, Sydenham Hill

Manygate Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex

Park Hill, Sheffield

Sivill House, Bethnal Green, London

Draper House, Elephant and Castle, London

Perronet House, Elephant and Castle, London

Barbican, City of London

Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London

Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne

Christchurch Estate, Victoria Park, London

Dunboyne Road Estate, Gospel Oak, London

Alexandra and Ainsworth Estate, Swiss Cottage, London

Whittington Estate, Dartmouth Park, London

Greenwich Millenium Village, London

Balfron Tower, Poplar, London

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