Back To The Future

London

What with this Coronavirus still doing the rounds, I miss my trips upto London to have a wander about.

It’s during these wanders that I’ve found places like Shad Thames which perhaps you wouldn’t ordinarily visit on the usual tourist trail.

So this article from Londonist is an interesting read, full of buildings that were built in the past to last into the future, but didn’t …

Some of London’s post-war buildings were way ahead of their time, and have arguably been demolished ahead of their time, too. In this extract from his book, Lost Futures: The Disappearing Architecture of Post-War Britain, Owen Hopkins mourns the loss — and impending demolition — of some of the city’s most ambitious building projects

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