• Tuesday , 19 February 2019

UK

Ruined Ambition

Ruined Ambition

In 1976, at the 37th international art exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Alison and Peter Smithson’s exhibition, Sticks and Stones, included a billboard-sized poster of their most recent project, Robin Hood Gardens; a brutalist housing scheme in Poplar, East ...

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The National Theatre

The National Theatre

[The following article orginally appeared at www.dynamicstasis.blog All photographs are courtesy of, and copyright, Rory Gardiner] When Denys Lasdun attended an interview (alone) to try to win the job for the National Theatre, he said ‘the essence of designing a ...

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