Ernö Goldfinger’s high-rise residential block in Poplar, East London was designed as a solution to London’s post-war housing problems 

Published in Buildings
Ernö Goldfinger’s original interiors for this distinctive east London block, like its social tenants, are being replaced, leaving just the shell of a utopian vision
Published in Icon of the Month
Thursday, 27 September 2018 10:09

Icon 185: A new frontier for design

Inside Icon 185: Are videogames the final frontier of design? Plus: 200 years of Thonet, Asemble's new Goldsmiths CCA gallery, the gentrification of Goldfinger's famous fortress and more

Published in Comment
Thursday, 26 June 2014 13:13

East London's international redesign

As part of the British Council’s annual showcase of international architecture, practices from around the world worked with British firms such as Sarah Wigglesworth and Karakusevic Carson for two weeks to develop proposals for dysfunctional parts of east London

Published in News
Friday, 11 May 2012 12:12

British Design, 1948-2012

With the 1948 “Austerity Olympics” as its starting point, the V&A surveys 60 years of British design, architecture and fashion. From punk posters to Laura Ashley florals, the exhibition questions contrived notions of national identity to reveal a country caught between modernity and nostalgia. Here’s our review.

Published in Review