Design Museum Blues: The story of London’s newest museum

designmuseum_1-1There has been a lot published on London’s new Design Museum, now housed in the modernist Commonwealth Insitute, notable for its curvaceous concrete roof, revelatory atrium and clean modernist landscaping. Only the first survives, concealed by new housing blocks. Most articles seemed a little reticent, so I tried to give a frank account of, and reaction to, a rather bleak saga, tinged with a little personal nostalgia. Read the full piece for Icon here


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