The competition

Geoffry Powell’s winning design for the Golden Lane Estate.



Geoffry Powell’s proposed layout

He wasn;t the only competitor. The Smithsons put in a project too.

Their main built project was Robin Hood Gardens

The Smithsons’ Robin Hood Gardens (now demolished)

You may see some signature similarities in their proposals for the Golden Lane Estate competition.

The Smithsons’ proposal for the Golden Lane Estate


An illustration of the Smithsons’ proposal

How the Smithsons saw their estate sitting in the landscape