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Robin Hood Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London: the garden facade of the seven-storey slab block

RIBApix ref no RIBA45842
Architect/DesignerAlison & Peter Smithson
Artist/PhotographerHope-Fitch, Christopher
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1972
Image Date2009
ViewExterior
StyleBrutalist
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Christopher Hope-Fitch / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This council housing estate in east London covers about five acres and consists of two long blocks, one of ten storeys, the other of seven, built from precast concrete slabs.

Subject tags

flats, housing, concrete, Our photographers