Films from the Lounge - Utopia London

article thumb - Dawson's Heights, photo by Alexander Short, ©Utopia Films

Dawson's Heights, photo by Alexander Short, ©Utopia Films

Summary

UTOPIA LONDON is a feature length documentary by Tom Cordell that explores London’s recent architectural history featuring Dawson's Heights Housing Estate in Dulwich.

Date & time

Date:6 August 2022

Time:2.30pm to 4pm

Event Details

Address:Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library
146 Walworth Road
London

Post code:SE17 1RW

Tickets:Free

Telephone:020 7525 0232

Description

The film observes the method and practise of the Modernist architects who rebuilt London after World War Two. It shows how they revolutionised life in the city in the wake of destruction from war and the poor living conditions inherited from the Industrial Revolution. This film is their story.
Utopia London travels through the recent history of the city where the film maker grew up. He finds the architects who designed it and reunites them with the buildings they created.

Transport

By Bus:12, 35, 40, 45, 171, 176, 58, 468, P5

By Tube:Elephant and Castle

By Train:Elephant and Castle

Map

Accessibility

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