ISOKON BUILDING

4.5IN HIGH, 11IN WIDE, 3.5IN DEEP & 5.5LB APPROXIMATELY.


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USD $215.00



EDITION

Open edition - signed and dated

ARCHITECT

Wells Coates, 1933, Modernist

DIMENSIONS

4.5in high, 11in wide, 3.5in deep & 5.5lb approximately.

LOCATION

Lawn Road, Hampstead, London, RG5 3EL, England.

MATERIALS

Handmade: Plaster

RETURNS

No quibble returns policy.

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The Isokon building in Lawn Road, Hampstead, London, is a concrete block of 34 flats designed by architect Wells Coates for the influential furniture designer Jack Pritchard and his wife Molly. They were built between 1933-1934 as an experiment in communal living and named after Pritchard's furniture company 'Isokon'. Wells embraced Le Corbusier's architectural mantra that buildings should be 'machines for living' (machine à habiter). This ideal was best reflected in the Isokon building.

The Isokon company folded during World War II and in 1972 the building was sold to Camden London Borough Council. It gradually deteriorated and was abandoned in the 1990s and lay derelict for several years. In 2003 the building was sympathetically restored by Avanti Architects, who specialise in the refurbishment of modernist buildings, for the Notting Hill Housing Trust. It is now primarily occupied by key workers under a co-ownership scheme and has been granted Grade I listed status.

Address: Lawn Road, Hampstead, London, RG5 3EL, England.

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Handmade

We hand make all of our models. Chisel & Mouse is the combination of an artisan’s approach (the chisel) with modern innovation and transformative technologies (the mouse).

By capturing life and its big ideas in miniature, the brand celebrates the beauty of our industrialised world.

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ADDRESS

Chisel & Mouse, Unit 1 Hooklands Farm, Scaynes Hill, West Sussex, RH17 7NG, UK.
+44(0)1273251335
store@chiselandmouse.com

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