Modernist estates : the buildings and the people who live in them today / by Stefi Orazi.
Publication year: 2015
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Limited Publishers,
ISBN: 9780711236752 (hbk.) :
Isokon Building, Belsize Park, LondonPullman Court, Streatham, LondonGolden Lane Estate, City of LondonKeeling House, Bethnal Green, LondonThe Hall, BlackheathDulwich Park Estate, Sydenham HillManygate Lane, Shepperton, MiddlesexPark Hill, SheffieldSivill House, Bethnal Green, LondonDraper House, Elephant and Castle, LondonPerronet House, Elephant and Castle, LondonBarbican, City of LondonBrunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, LondonByker, Newcastle upon TyneChristchurch Estate, Victoria Park, LondonDunboyne Road Estate, Gospel Oak, LondonAlexandra and Ainsworth Estate, Swiss Cottage, LondonWhittington Estate, Dartmouth Park, LondonGreenwich Millenium Village, LondonBalfron Tower, Poplar, London
A beautifully designed book giving the reader a glimpse into the interior life of iconic buildings such as the Isoken Building, Balfron Tower, Park Hill, the Brunswick Centre and the Barbican. Celebrate modernist architecture, it's buildings and the people who live in them today with this stylish design book, which takes an inside look at remarkable and sometimes controversial estates in Britain and examines the impact they have on their communities. Featuring twenty-one modernist homes and their residents, it 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 photography, this unique book offers a rare insight into the lives of significant buildings including the Barbican, the Isokon, Balfron Tower and Park Hill.
191 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 26 cm
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