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Posts tagged 'Ernő Goldfinger'

Balfron Tower: Erno Goldfinger’s Brutalist council estate

 Balfron Tower entrance door. Photo by Graeme Maclean Ernö Goldfinger’s high-rise residential block in Poplar, East London was designed as a solution to London’s post-war

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Balfron Tower: Gutted east London fortress is a husk of a utopia

Balfron Tower’s arrow-slit windows. Photo: WandererWandering via Flickr (cropped) Ernö Goldfinger’s original interiors for this distinctive east London block, like its social tenants, are being

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Icon 185: A new frontier for design

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

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East London’s international redesign

A vision for a more informal London by Studio Tilt and MOE + As part of the British Council’s annual showcase of international architecture, practices from

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2 Willow Road

Halcyon Days (Haggerston School Redux 1), 2013 (image: Charlie Warde) Charlie Warde’s exhibition in Ernö Goldfinger’s home both celebrates and also challenges the architect’s vision,

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In Search of a Forgotten Architect: Stefan Sebök 1901-41

Stefan Sebök was an architectural Zelig. It would be difficult to conjure up a character who worked deeper in the heart of successive avant gardes

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British Design, 1948-2012

The V&A’s tour through British design takes the 1948 “Austerity Olympics” as its starting point. As such, the exhibition tries to draw a tidy circle

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Review: The Belt

words William Wiles Photographer Neil Montier’s The Belt, showing at New London Architecture, is a series of slightly altered images of London’s periphery. It’s a

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Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


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