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Site plan demonstrating the importance of placing open spaces and recreational facilities for all ages within a proposed residental development in Shoreditch, London

RIBA Ref No RIBA36094
Architect/DesignerGoldfinger, Erno (1902-1987)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1944
Image Date1944
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotomechanical print
Library ReferenceVOS 273 Plate 15
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectRecreation buildings ; Town planning ; Gardens ; Parks ; Children's playgrounds
NOTES: During World War II Erno Goldfinger presented his vision of the reconstruction of a post war Britain in a series of exhibitions mounted for the Army Bureau of Current Affairs (A.B.C.A.). In the 1944 ABCA exhibition entitled 'Planning Your Neighbourhood: for home, for work, for play' Goldfinger proposed a blueprint for the rebuilding of the heavily bombed London district of Shoreditch. The image shown here is page 15 of a bound presentation booklet for the project which was designed for the Air Ministry Directorate of Educational Services.

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