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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).

32 Newton Road, Paddington, London: the street facade

Lasdun, Sir Denys (1914-2001)
NOTES: Lasdun designed this house for F. J. Conway, a painter.

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.

Bauhaus, Dessau: detail of fenestration

Gropius, Walter (1883-1969)

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.

Row houses 28, 29, 30, Am Weissenhof, Weissenhofsiedlung, Stuttgart: oblique view of the street facade

Stam, Mart (1899-1986)
NOTES: Weissenhof, located on a hillside overlooking Stuttgart, was an experimental housing settlement designed by sixteen leading architects of the Modern Movement for the 1927 exhibition 'Die Wohnung' (The Home).

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

Churchill Gardens Estate, Pimlico, London: Keats House and Shelley House, seen from Grosvernor Road

Powell & Moya
NOTES: This, the largest housing scheme by Westminster City Council, was built in four sections between 1946 and 1962.

House for Mr O'Flaherty, Kinsale

Walker, Robin

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.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Coventry City Architects Department
NOTES: Built in 1958 as part of the reconstruction of Coventry after World War II, this theatre was named in honour of the Yugoslav gift of timber used to help reconstruct the city. The theatre is a good example of the 'Festival' or 'Contemporary' style.

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.