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Modernist Estates: The buildings and the people who live in them today


by Stefi Orazi (Author)
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 978-0711236752
Dimensions: 20 x 2.1 x 25.5 cm

Modernist Estates provides an inside look at remarkable and sometimes controversial estates in Britain and the impact they have on their communities. Featuring twenty-one modernist homes and their residents, including the Barbican, Isokon, Balfron Tower and Park Hill, it presents an overview of the building, architect, historical and political context. It explores, with fascinating interviews and contemporary photography, what it’s like to live on a modernist estate today. 

Buildings featured:
Pullman Court
Golden Lane Estate
Keeling House
Dulwich Wood Estate
Span, Blackheath
Manygate Lane, Shepperton
Perronet House
Sivill House
Christchurch Estate
Park Hill, Sheffield
Balfron Tower
Whittington Estate (Highgate New Town)
Alexandra and Ainsworth Estate
Dunboyne Road Estate
Lillington Gardens
Myatts Field South, Lambeth
Byker, Newcastle
Greenwich Millennium Village

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