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In The Hood (Part 2): Robin Hood Gardens, London by Alison and Peter Smithson-


Alison and Peter Smithson were a British husband and wife team, who championed the new brutalism movement and were know for designing The Economist building in central London. Robin Hood Gardens was designed in the early 60s, work began in 1966 and it was completed in 1972. It was based loosely on an earlier competition entry, for the redevelopment of The Golden Lane Estate and uses the principle of creating streets in the sky. The site is surrounded by heavy traffic on all sides, so an open green area was created in between the two snaking blocks to create a sense of calm. Sadly the blocks never received listed status, the area has been earmarked for redevelopment and work has begun to demolish them. For more images click (HERE).

© 2014 Alex James Bruce


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The ZL1 is a cut above your average Camaro, packing a 580 horsepower supercharged V-8

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The ZL1 is a cut above your average Camaro, packing a 580 horsepower supercharged V-8

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A stunning Camaro SS convertible sandwiched in between a couple of Pontiacs

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A stunning Camaro SS convertible sandwiched in between a couple of Pontiacs

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Exploring the Historical Site of Anapji (안압지), South Korea

For more photos and videos from Anapji, explore the 동궁과 월지 (안압지) / Anapji location page.

Within the historical grounds of Gyeongju National Park in Gyeongju, South Korea, a legendary, man-made pond lends its scenic beauty to the park lands. Named Anapji (안압지), which means a lake for geese and ducks, the pond was constructed in 674 CE during the Silla Dynasty as a garden for the royal family. Ancient writings say that the pond and its surroundings housed many rare and exotic plants, flowers and animals for the Silla rulers to enjoy. Several pavilions and mountain-like landscapes were placed around the pond in addition to the artificial islands built inside it. When the Silla Dynasty collapsed in 935 CE, Anapji fell to ruins. In 1974—over a millennium later—restoration of the pond began and in just over a decade it was restored to its original state. Thousands of ancient artifacts have been excavated from the bottom of the pond and many are now displayed in a nearby museum.

Now, Anapji is appreciated not only for its historical value, but once again for its gorgeous garden. Local and visiting Instagrammers have captured the pond’s beauty, often shooting at night to capture the glowing reflections of the pavillions in the pond’s waters.

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Ballet and body dysmorphia: where dreams come true. (Look alive out there–you’re beautiful all shapes and sizes.)

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Ballet and body dysmorphia: where dreams come true. (Look alive out there–you’re beautiful all shapes and sizes.)

congrats genius!!

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