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No, the power grid in Vermont was not infiltrated by Russian hackers

You may have read or seen on social media a <i>Washington Post</i> story published Friday which claimed that Russian hackers had hacked the U.S. power system …

The changing fortunes of the Balfron Tower

Photo: Rob Greig<p><b>From hundreds of feet above ground, London looks like a different city.</b> Airy, green, calm. Hell, maybe even a bit clean. Seeing the …

a building archive

1960<p><b>Ernö Goldfinger, Press Report 13 May 1968</b><br>The following is the method which we used for arriving at the findings:<p>Direct observation by ourselves …

Housing

Tower of Fable

Exhibitions<br>London, United Kingdom - Build completed in 2013<p>Thomas Butler<p>as Architects<p>Tower of Fable is a fantasy about a very real piece of …

United Kingdom

dolls' houses by designers, architects and artists

<b>a dolls’ house</b><br>top image: this must be the place by zaha hadid architects<br>photo by thomas butler<p>on 11th november twenty well known architects and …

Architecture

London

Everyone loves a baddie, especially a tall striking one like Budapest-born Erno Goldfinger. But this man who made his name as the inspiration behind …

Erno Goldfinger Celebrated at a Brand New Show

Everyone loves a baddie, especially a tall striking one like Budapest-born Erno Goldfinger. But this man who made his name as the inspiration behind …

Ian Fleming

Midcentury Show East

See stunning British, American and Scandinavian 20th-century interior design from over 60 furniture dealers at Midcentury Show East - the east London …

Brutalist Buildings Turned Into Papercraft Models

Thanks, at least in part, to classic films like <i>Get Carter</i>, the 1960s and 1970s British architectural landscape is synonymous with Brutalism. Unfortunately, many classic examples of British Brutalism by architects such as Ernő Goldfinger, Alison and Peter Smithson, and Sir Basil Spence, have been …

London's Brutalist landmarks star in Omi Palone music video

<b>Music:</b> a selection of the UK capital's most prominent Brutalist buildings are featured in the video for post-punk band Omi Palone's track …

Music Videos

Brutalist buildings: Balfron Tower, London by Ernö Goldfinger

<b>Brutalism:</b> a 27-storey slab block is next up in our Brutalist buildings series. As the precursor to the larger and more famous Trellick Tower, Ernö …

The ultimate Modernist family home | Erno Goldfinger

2 Willow Road by Dennis Gilbert © National Trust<p>2 Willow Road is not the grandest sounding address in the National Trust’s repertoire. But then, it …

Trellick Tower

<b>Trellick Tower</b> is Grade II* listed tower block on the Cheltenham Estate in Kensal Town, London. Opened in 1972, it had been commissioned by the …

Erno Goldfinger | View from the Mirror

When it came to architecture of the 1960s and 70s, concrete ruled supreme.<p>During this period, countless tower blocks sprouted up all over the UK in a …

Meet Ernö Goldfinger, the unsung hero of furniture design

Hidden in the basement of a terraced house on the Kingsland Road in east London, behind a black metal door, is a gallery called The Russian Club. Currently showing there is an enigmatic little exhibition entitled Ernö Goldfinger v Groucho Marx. It consists chiefly of a few plastic stools strewn …

virtual philosopher

I was skimming through Lynsey Hanley's book Estates: An Intimate History in a bookshop today when I came across the few pages she devotes to Ernö …

How Goldfinger nearly became Goldprick

Goldfinger was a man who thought big, a champion of communism, an eccentric, a bully who put people in fear. And that was just the architect.<p>The story of the Erno Goldfinger's vehement reaction when the author Ian Fleming appropriated his name - and aspects of his character - with deliberate …

Trellick Tower West Kensington

Two Willow Road - London UK

Trellick Tower London by Erno Goldfinger

<b>Trellick Tower<br>5 Golborne Road<br>London W10 5PL</b><p>Ernö Goldfinger 1967-1972<p>Trellick Tower is one of London's landmark attempts at high-rise residential …

Architects hark back to Festival of Britain with 'vertical carnival'

The 1951 Festival had it all: the jaw-dropping Skylon tower, the Dome of Discovery and an unswerving optimism about the future. Now, International Architecture Showcase are reviving that energy, dreaming up plans for east London estates<p>While today's Expos often leave behind curious wastelands …

The future’s golden for Balfron

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Balfron Tower — The Twentieth Century Society

Campaigning for Twentieth century architecture<p>Building of the month<p>December 2012<p>Balfron Tower<p>Laura Chan<p>The tabula rasa caused by the Blitz allowed …

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