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Bauhaus, Dessau: students' hostel

Gropius, Walter (1883-1969)

Camelot Street Estate flanking the Old Kent Road, London

Greater London Council. Department of Architecture & Civic Design
NOTES: This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 8: Housing' in Architectural Review, vol. 148, 1970 Sep. This image appeared on p. 137. These high-rise blocks were built using the Anglian prefabricated system.

Children having a discussion on the Pepys Estate, Deptford, London

Greater London Council. Department of Architecture & Civic Design
NOTES: This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 8: Housing' in Architectural Review, vol. 148, 1970 Sep.

Balfron Tower, Rowlett Street, Poplar, London

Goldfinger, Erno (1902-1987)

Design for a beach house, California, for Rupert R. Ryan

Schindler, Rudolph M. (1887-1953)

City Library, Stockholm

Asplund, Erik Gunnar (1885-1940)

Cafe de Unie, Rotterdam

Oud, J. J. P. (Jacobus Johannes Pieter) (1890-1963)

Churchill Gardens Estate, Pimlico, London: Chaucer House and the heat-accumulator seen from across the Thames

Powell & Moya
NOTES: This, the largest housing scheme by Westminster City Council, was built in four sections between 1946 and 1962. The heat-accumulator was used to store the hot water brought in a tunnel below the river from Battersea power station for the district heating scheme.

Design for an underground railway and bus station for London Transport, Newbury Park, Redbridge, London

Hill, Oliver (1887-1968)
NOTES: This drawing was exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in 1947 (no. 1079).

German Pavilion, Barcelona: courtyard with sculpture 'Alba' by Georg Kolbe

Kolbe, Georg (1877-1947)
NOTES: The German Pavilion was originally built for the International Exhibition 1929. It was rebuilt in 1986.

Green Lanes Junior School, Croxley Green, Hertfordshire: a classroom

Aslin, Charles Herbert (1893-1959)
NOTES: C. H. Aslin was County Architect for Hertfordshire from 1945 to 1958 and a pioneer of twentieth century prefabricated design. This school, part of the Hertfordshire County Council school-building programme which he headed, was constructed using the unit planning system.

Peter Robinson, 65 Strand, London

Lasdun, Sir Denys (1914-2001)
NOTES: This store was the first post-war building in England to make large scale use of bronze cladding. It was demolished in the 1990s

57 Ham Street, Ham Common, London: the garden facade

Buzas, Stefan (1915-2008)
NOTES: This house, designed by the architect for himself and his family, is one of a pair with very similar elevations but different plans.

St Catherine's College, Oxford: a residential block

Jacobsen, Arne Emil (1902-1971)

Flats in Holford Square, Finsbury, London: view showing the triaxial plan form of the spiral staircase of Bevin Court

Skinner Bailey & Lubetkin
NOTES: Tecton were responsible for the masterplan, which was given Town Planning consent in 1948, and Skinner, Bailey & Lubetkin were responsible for its development and execution. See RIBA141108 for negative verson of this image.

Finsbury Health Centre, Pine Street, Finsbury, London, seen in its urban context

Lubetkin & Tecton
NOTES: The Finsbury Health Centre was an attempt to rationalize the borough's health provision by providing on a single site a wide range of facilities, the needs of some of which could alter radically with time. Tecton's masterly solution to the complex circulation patterns such a multi-functional building entailed was hailed by architectural and medical critics alike as a prototype and a radical break with traditional health provision. The building is Grade I listed and was partly restored in the 1990s.