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image: Dezeen video
Glenkerry House is a 14-storey residential tower that functions as a housing cooperative…
Dezeen and Lizzie Crook write:
Built in Poplar in 1977, Glenkerry House is a 14-storey residential tower that functions as a housing cooperative, meaning that the block is managed by its residents.
It forms a part of Hungarian architect Goldfinger’s Brownfield Estate – a group of concrete tower blocks and low-rise housing at the north entrance of the Blackwall Tunnel, which includes Balfron Tower.
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