Architecture of Doom

Nusle Bridge proposal with garage, Prague J. A. Holman, Stanislav Demel, Zdeněk Pešánek, 1926-1927

Gorin, Esquisse pour une cité fonctionnelle, 1929, crayon et gouache sur papier, 33 x 48 cm, Grenoble, musée. (via

Tottenham Hotspur’s full back Kyle Naughton tattooed a depiction of Sheffield’s Park Hill estate on his body. This listed council housing estate developed a rather bad reputation over the years, but Naughton apparently has fond memories of it. Park Hill is currently being partly privatised and ‘regenerated’ by the redevelopers at Urban Splash.

Tony Garnier |  Une Cité Industrielle | 1918

Der Scutt, Entry for ‘Your Worst Work’, Architecture League of New York Competition, New York, New York, 1969

Looks just fine to me.

A few ideas and a debate
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UGO’s award-winning project for a concentrated slum in Dharavi (2013)

G. Vegman for Nikolai Ladovskii’s workshop, Grain elevator, revelation and expression of form (1922).

Train station on Flickr.
D. Kantorovich, train-station at Saratov. Project for VKhUTEIN, 3-11-1929.
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