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Architecture Walking Tour: Concrete Futures, Poplar
Balfron Tower, David Borland,(c) RIBA Collections available in RIBAPix
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Architecture Walking Tour: Concrete Futures, Poplar

Explore Balfron Tower and Robin Hood Gardens Estate with photographer Anthony Palmer.

Balfron Tower and Robin Hood Gardens Estate are two of the best known examples of Brutalism in East London. This tour looks at the architecture and utopian ambitions of these two great social housing projects and discusses how their futures are now diverging with one undergoing refurbishment and the other demolition. The tour will be led by photographer Anthony Palmer.

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