Seeking to create protective, 'love-filled' structures and abolish those which symbolized class differences, Modernist designers battled the 'poor living conditions' left over from the Industrial Revolution alongside the war's widespread destruction.

An interesting documentary from filmmaker Tom Cordell, Utopia London takes a look back at the visions of architects planning a post-World War II London.  Seeking to create protective, ‘love-filled’ structures and abolish those which symbolized class differences, these Modernist architects battled the ‘poor living conditions’ left over from the Industrial Revolution alongside  the war’s widespread destruction.

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.

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