Modernist Estates

The buildings and the people who live in them

Stefi Orazi
AUD $35.00

A celebration of modernist architecture as it is lived in today

Take an inside look at some of the most remarkable and sometimes controversial estates in Britain and the impact they have on their communities. Featuring twenty-one modernist homes and their residents, this unique and beautifully designed book presents an overview of the buildings and architects, considers the historical and political context, and explores what it's like to live on a modernist estate today. Through interviews and original photography, were offered a rare insight into the lives of these significant buildings and those who inhabit them. Estates include: Isokon Pullman Court Golden Lane Estate Keeling House The Hall Dulwich Park Estate Manygate Lane Park Hill Sivill House Draper House Perronet House Barbican Brunswick Centre Byker Christchurch Estate Dunboyne Road Estate Alexandra and Ainsworth Estate Whittington Estate Greenwich Millenium Village Balfron Tower

Author bio:

STEFI ORAZI is a London-based designer and author of Modernist Estates: The buildings and the people who live in them today (2015) and The Barbican Estate (2018).

Category: The arts
ISBN: 9780711269262
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Frances Lincoln (Adult)
Pub Date: November 2021
Page Extent: 192
Format: Paperback
Subject: History of architecture