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Skylon and the Dome of Discovery at night, Festival of Britain, South Bank, London

RIBA2633-14
Tubbs, Ralph (1912-1996)
NOTES: Powell & Moya designed Skylon and Ralph Tubbs the Dome of Discovery.

16 Audley Way, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

RIBA2638-14
Hill, Oliver (1887-1968)

Saltdean Lido, East Sussex

RIBA2643-14
Jones, Richard William Herbert (1900-1965)

Penguin Pool, Dudley Zoo, Dudley Castle

RIBA2648-14
Lubetkin & Tecton
NOTES: The pool was built on a steeply sloping site. The pool itself was placed at road level and a long observation window was included on the other side of the building. The slabs and the floating islands in the pool were all covered with a rubber-cement composition for ease of cleaning.

Housing, Queen Elizabeth Square, Hutchesontown C, Gorbals, Glasgow

RIBA2664-15
Sir Basil Spence Glover & Ferguson
NOTES: Hutchesontown C was the name given to a so-called Comprehensive Development Area (CDA) of an area of the city of Glasgow, designed by Basil Spence in 1960-1965. The design of the central 20-storey block was inspired by Le Corbusier's Unite d'Habitation, Marseille. It was demolished in 1993.

Southmere Lake and Southmere Towers, Southmere, Thamesmead, Greenwich, London, with children playing

RIBA2666-15
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, September 1970. Thamesmead was planned in 1965-1966 as a new town on the riverside marshes of south-east London between Plumstead and Erith. It was scheduled for completion in 1974 but was never fully finished and the projected population of 60,000 for the new town was downgraded to 45,000 by the end of the 1970s. From then around 400 houses were being built annually and by 1982, the population stood at 20,000. Since 2014 the managment and regeneration of the area has come under the aegis of Peabody.

Crystal Palace, Sydenham, London: south transept and water tower

RIBA2682-16
Paxton, Sir Joseph (1803-1865)
NOTES: Joseph Paxton designed Sydenham Park as the garden setting for his Crystal Palace, which was erected in Hyde Park in 1851 for the Great Exhibition and rebuilt in a greatly enlarged and amended form at Sydenham in 1852-1854. Since this giant glasshouse stood at the summit of a very steep hill, Paxton chose a formal, terraced design, inspired by the Italian villa gardens he had seen whilst on the Grand Tour with the 6th Duke of Devonshire in 1838-1839.

Menai Suspension Bridge, Menai Strait, Gwynedd

RIBA2696-17
Telford, Thomas (1757-1834)

Marina City, North State Street, Chicago

RIBA2708-17
Goldberg, Bertrand (1913-1997)
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