More from Ben Jackson
Coaching Making on Long Acre
This viewpoint is going to introduce you to Long-Acre’s coach making industries and the famous eighteenth-century coachmaker John Hatchett
Trafalgar Square & The National Gallery
This viewpoint guides you through the architectural history of Trafalgar Square and of the National Gallery – and its criticism by architectural commentators.
The Novo Cemetery
Learn about the history of Jewish people in Mile End from the seventeenth to twentieth century
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The House of the Future at Olympia London
This viewpoint focusses on a futuristic vision for plastics in architecture and interior design: Alison and Peter Smithson‘s House of the Future, which was shown at the Daily Mail Ideal Home Show at the London Olympia Exhibition Centre in 1956. The exhibition structure, containing everything from chairs made of fibreglass to bedding fashioned out of Nylon, popularised an aesthetic for the materials’ use in architectural and visual design which has lasted until the present day.