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Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan

Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan

The Cement Garden, Ian McEwan. Novel (1978); Film (1993) Images from film: Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com/-2jX4vQ-XH9o/ULflWZXtEdI/AAAAAAAACmA/obWYT7vXwBs/s1600/Cement+Garden+DVD+cover.jpg The prefab. Source: halbookblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/cementgarden20133.png Source: lh5.ggpht.com/-Nxx45UGwcjs/T5MMkkhvL5I/AAAAAAAAFyE/qGWXyN5Z3Pw/The%252520Cement%252520Garden%252520-%2525204_thumb.jpg?imgmax=800 Resurfacing the garden path. Source: lh3.ggpht.com/-IRRcHtnALGw/T5MMgrs5bUI/AAAAAAAAFxo/QcN1Dxf4IPY/The%252520Cement%252520Garden%252520-%2525206_thumb.jpg?imgmax=800 Covering up the hand print of the dead father. Source: http://photobucket.com/gallery/user/dreamcrypt/media/cGF0aDpuZm9kcmVhbS9UaGVDZW1lbnRHYXJkZW4vdmxjc25hcC0zMjYyNTgucG5n/?ref= State of prefab. Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com/_IvRqty8ctDk/SjgVVZ9eZ4I/AAAAAAAAAuY/9F8FyGj6tGs/s400/Capture-2.bmp State of the garden. Source: media.baselineresearch.com/images/260364/260364_full.jpg Garden and psyche. Source: i60.fastpic.ru/big/2014/0407/de/d05c63028befac613dde97e9bfb89cde.jpg Dilapidation. Source: i.guim.co.uk/img/static/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/1/24/1390586442620/Charlotte-Gainsbourg-in-T-009.jpg?w=300&q=55&auto=format&usm=12&fit=max&s=210dcf9bb08987a34204e83944ff906f Dilapidation. Source: i.ytimg.com/vi/eeZ88jJrYRY/maxresdefault.jpg The rise of the tower blocks. Source: img.china-cdn88nmbwacdnln8hq8qwe.com/images/origin/48200/screen2.jpg … Continue reading Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan

Courses – SS 2017 PS Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature – List of Topics Discussed

Sommer Semester 2017, RWTH Aachen University Proseminar: Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature Week 15 (Last session, 26 July 2017, Wednesday) A review of topics discussed in the course  

Videos – Brutalist Architecture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ENPdSoBEBI "BBC Panorama - Building of Flames: Britain's Shame (BBC Documentary 19.06.2017)" Posted by Olivera Curcin In: Youtube, 19 June 2017 Description: Panorama BBC and Richard Bilton investigates what happened that night. The flame cover almost the entire building at shocking speed. Source: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ENPdSoBEBI Accessed 21 June 2017

Videos – Brutalist Architecture – Episode 3 of The Perfect Home, Alain de Botton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLM5NnU8VHY "The Perfect Home - Episode 3" From YouTube, published by Alain de Botton on 26 February 2014 Description: Final episode of the 3-part documentary series THE PERFECT HOME, presented by Alain de Botton and based on his book The Architecture of Happiness. Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLM5NnU8VHY Accessed 19 June 2017

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

"London fire: Muslims awake for Ramadan meal save residents of flaming Grenfell Tower", James Lemon Muslim residents of London's Grenfell Tower, who were awake during the night because they were observing Ramadan, helped save lives after a deadly fire tore through the block, witnesses say. [...] A local woman told a gathering outside the block that more … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Articles – Brutalist Architecture

"Channel 4's Aylesbury estate ident gets a revamp – starring the residents", Christopher Beanland In: The Guardian, 14 March 2014 Source: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2014/mar/14/channel-4-aylesbury-estate-ident-revamped Accessed: 26.4.2016   The Aylesbury itself is one of London's largest estates and its long construction throughout the 1960s and 70s was overseen by architects Derek Winch and Hans Peter Trenton of Southwark council. Full … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture

Videos – Brutalist Architecture

Videos [YouTube] Search words Beauty in the Beast Photography of Brutalist Architecture Britain's Tower Blocks - Dreamspaces - BBC Brutal & Beautiful- What is Brutalism Buildings That Shaped Britain - Modernism - Simon Thurley Clean Lines Open Spaces A view of Mid-Century Modern Architecture (Full Version) Coming to Terms with Modern Times English Architecture in … Continue reading Videos – Brutalist Architecture