6 Buildings Celebrating 100 Years of Denys Lasdun

1. Keeling House, Tower Hamlets, 1957-9 Denys Lasdun visited the United States in 1954, whose public housing inspired the cluster of narrow towers found here. This uses the same elegant proportions seen in the work of Berthold Lubetkin, one of the leading architects of the Modern Movement in 1930s Britain, who Lasdun worked with before and after the Second World War. 2. 26 St James’s Place, Green Park, Westminster, 1959-60 His first prestigious work, this luxury block of flats showsRead more