Montage of photographs demonstrating how good sanitation, diet, living and working conditions form the basis of good health: images include new housing blocks, a bathroom, employed men, factories, classrooms and well-nourished children eating at a table

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RIBApix ref no RIBA36152
Architect/DesignerGoldfinger, Erno (1902-1987)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1943
Image Date1943
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotomechanical print
Library ReferencePB698/1(13)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: During World War II Erno Goldfinger presented his vision of the reconstruction of a post war Britain in a series of exhibitions mounted for the Army Bureau of Current Affairs (A.B.C.A.). In the 1943 ABCA exhibition entitled 'Health' Goldfinger proposed a blueprint for improved housing, sanitation, working conditions, schools and diet. The image shown here was intended for use on an exhibition display board.

Subject tags

flats, housing, factories, Food & drink, workers, children, bathrooms, classrooms