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Artist’s impressions of Beckton Gas Works improvement plans (circa 1947).

The plans were completed in 1949, when the plant was nationalised by the UK Government. The plant was decommissioned in 1969.

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The Countess Road project, Walthamstow, London (circa 1947).

The Countess Road project included twenty 6 storey blocks of social housing. Car usage was minimised to prevent injuries and shops were provided on site to promote a local economy in the estate.

landmarksandfollies:

Marcel Breuer’s Unbuilt 60 State Street, Boston.

The high cost of Breuer’s design led to the cancelling of this tower. Later, SOM designed a building for this site.

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Bern Technical College, Bern, Switzerland (circa 1947).
Designed by H. Brechbuhler and Dubach & Gloor, built 1937-9.
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Bern Technical College, Bern, Switzerland (circa 1947).

Designed by H. Brechbuhler and Dubach & Gloor, built 1937-9.

loveyousomat:

Candilis-Josic-Woods: Urbanisme

Le Carré Bleu n.3 1961

Competition for a satellite city near Toulouse (France)

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The construction of Sturrock Dock, Cape Town, South Africa (circa 1943-5).

One of the first graving docks to be built in Cape Town, completed in 1945.

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Construction of the spillway dam at the Bonneville Dam, Oregon/ Washington, USA (circa 1936).
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Construction of the spillway dam at the Bonneville Dam, Oregon/ Washington, USA (circa 1936).

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Francombe House, Bristol (circa January 1960).
Designed by Bristol City Council. One of the first planned blocks to be completed on the St Mary Redcliffe estate in south Bristol.
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Francombe House, Bristol (circa January 1960).

Designed by Bristol City Council. One of the first planned blocks to be completed on the St Mary Redcliffe estate in south Bristol.

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Model of the St Mary’s Redcliffe estate, Bristol (circa January 1960).
Designed by Bristol City Council. The final scheme varied from this model with the two Y-shaped blocks in the background being replaced with a larger design and the green space in front of them being developed as a school.
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Model of the St Mary’s Redcliffe estate, Bristol (circa January 1960).

Designed by Bristol City Council. The final scheme varied from this model with the two Y-shaped blocks in the background being replaced with a larger design and the green space in front of them being developed as a school.