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FESTIVAL ESTATE REVISITED

The architecture of east London's Lansbury Estate will be recognized next month in a revisitation of the 1951 Festival of Britain, to be called the 'Lansbury Festival'. The estate was the Living Architecture exhibit of the festival and lauded as the new approach to urban planning, after the devastation of World War II. More than 4,000 homes have been built on the estate since and its success as a post-war housing project will be celebrated with discussions between architects, urban ...

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