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

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RIBApix ref no RIBA113759
Architect/DesignerAlison & Peter Smithson
Artist/PhotographerPalmer, Anthony
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1972
Image Date2015
ViewExterior
StyleBrutalist
MediumDigital image
Library ReferencePalmer DP1M2717_-_Version_2
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Anthony Palmer / 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

housing, concrete