BHX MOD SOC MAP Glossary : Powell & Moya

Phillip Powell and Hidalgo Moya were two architects who studied together at the Architecture association School of Architecture London and joined forces in 1946. Two years after graduating they won a competition to carry out the London Pimlico housing scheme beating 64 other entrants. The aim of there design was to create homes for people who had been displaced after the second world war. Approximately 1600 new homes were built, these consisted of mainly tall multi-storey blocks in which a large number of people were housed

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Pimlico Housing Scheme, London –

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