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Architecture

Mad world: the forgotten housing estates of Paris

Posted on 19 February 2016 at 11:01 by Anthony Teasdale in Architecture

Post-war housing estates have a bad rep, often justifiably so. Many – especially those in Britain – suffered through a combination of poor materials, a lack of supervision and the damp climate. In continental Europe, on first glance at least, things look better. ... Read more

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Art

Beautiful retro posters from NASA promise holidays in space

Posted on 12 February 2016 at 07:54 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

In the past we thought the future would be populated by people going to work in flying cars, housewives wearing spacesuits at home and families eating food made from moon dust. Sadly – apart from those glowing rectangles we spend our time starting at – that wasn't the case. ... Read more

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Style

Tough love: Stone Island spring/summer ’16 collection drops

Posted on 05 February 2016 at 12:43 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Who said science was boring? Not only has it taken us to the Moon, cured horrible diseases and given us microwave curries, but thanks to clever people in labs we can even wear it. Confused? Don’t be. No clothing company is as devoted to sci... Read more

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Architecture

London's Tower Bridge: incredible photos of its construction

Posted on 29 January 2016 at 12:05 by Anthony Teasdale in Architecture

Hands up if you thought that Tower Bridge got its name because it has, well, two big towers at either end. Wrong. It actually gets its name from its location by the Tower Of London, where in the 1870s, the Corporation Of London decided another Thames crossing should be built.... Read more

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Art

Skinheads! Gavin Watson's photos of early-’80s England are incredible

Posted on 22 January 2016 at 11:19 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

Has there ever been a more uniquely British subcutlure than skinhead? As mod split into two in the late-’60s – Small Faces-style psychedelia went one way, ‘harder’ lads the other – a look that combined Ivy League precision with Jamaican atttude and British ... Read more

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