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The Economist Building, Alison + Peter Smithson, London, UK British Architecture, London Architecture, Modern Architecture, Alison And Peter Smithson, Building Exterior, Urban Planning, Brutalist, Inspiration, Buildings
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the smithsons, peter and alison smithson, economist building, london 1959-1964

the economist building, london 1959-1964. architects: peter and alison smithson (1923-2003 & 1928-1993). last photo from england this time, and I don't have time to write about the economist building, the one project by the smithsons everybody agrees is a masterpiece. we had decided to stay out of london which is no place for a three year old, but when we found ourselves in an airport hotel for our last night, we made a change of plans and went to london to see a friend. life is too short…

Alison & Peter Smithson, Economist Buildings, London -Gordon Cullen 1965 Space Architecture, Architecture Drawings, Autocad, Architect Sketchbook, Alison And Peter Smithson, City Sketch, Building Sketch, Urban Sketchers, Sketch Painting
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Alison & Peter Smithson, Economist Buildings, London

Architects; Alison & Peter Smithson, 1964. Smithsons said "The Economist building is a didactic building, a dry building - deliberately so. And this seen from two hundred years' time may seem an error, but in our situation there is no course but 'to build' and 'to demonstrate'. Not only in what we have done, but in what we have not done lies the lesson" The perspective sketches shown here were part of a criticism by Gordon Cullen in Architecture Review 1964 or 65.

the smithsons, peter and alison smithson, the economist building, london by seier+seier A As Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Le Corbusier, Alison And Peter Smithson, Building Structure, Architect House, Built Environment, Brutalist, London City
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the smithsons, peter and alison smithson, economist building, london 1959-1964

the economist building, london 1959-1964. architects: peter and alison smithson (1923-2003 & 1928-1993). foreground: new firewall in london stock brick to the old boodles' club, behind that: the residential block, the boodles' residential chambers. who can offer such restraint today? this photo was uploaded with a CC license and may be used free of charge and in any way you see fit. if possible, please name photographer "SEIER+SEIER". if not, don't. the smithsons.

The Economist Building, London Alison & Peter Smithson Tectonic Architecture, Alison And Peter Smithson, Le Corbusier, Brutalist, London City, Architecture Details, Mid-century Modern, Skyscraper, Concrete
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The Economist Building, London 1964, Alison & Peter Smithson

the smithsons, peter and alison smithson, economist building, london

the smithsons, peter and alison smithson, economist building, london 1959-1964

the economist building, london 1959-1964. architects: peter and alison smithson (1923-2003 & 1928-1993). exterior stairs in roach bed portland stone, an english stone rich in fossils. this photo was uploaded with a CC license and may be used free of charge and in any way you see fit. if possible, please name photographer "SEIER+SEIER". if not, don't. the smithsons.

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Economist Buildings, London

Architects: Alison & Peter Smithson, 1964.

Economist Building St James’s, London, Alison and Peter Smithson, Photo: Simon Phipps Alison And Peter Smithson, Saint James, London England, Concrete, Multi Story Building, Architecture, Places, British, Travel
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Economist Building 2, St James’s, London, Alison and Peter Smithson, 1959-1964 Photo: Simon Phipps