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The Barbican, City of London

A detailed account of how the Barbican, one of the largest housing enclaves in London, came into being. How architectural viewpoints, engineering challenges, power structures, political considerations and pure chance resulted in an extraordinary project.

Barbican

The large-scale destruction wreaked by the Second World War in London’s financial heart, the City of London, was responsible for intensifying the population decrease that had…