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The Isokon Building

The Isokon Building, Belsize Park. A machine for living in, designed by Wells Coates and home to a host of artists, designers and writers.

Simpsons of Piccadilly

Simpsons of Piccadilly. The elegant premises for Simpsons mens outfitters, designed by Joseph Emberton in Portland stone and internally arranged by Laszlo Mohloy-Nagy.

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Balfron Tower, Poplar. The centerpiece of the Brownfield Estate, designed by Erno Goldfinger, and lightning rod in the debate over social housing and gentrification.

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The Restless Dead at St Pancras Old Churchyard

St Pancras Old Churchyard has a turbulent past, from body snatching to an unexpected walrus. Memorials in the churchyard recall the invasion of the railway, which gave the writer Thomas Hardy one of his earliest, and most gruesome jobs.