The making of ‘Urbane’ in pictures.

Sketch of initial idea.

Lakanal House, on a local estate in Camberwell, as it is today.

Original Plans from The Architect's Journal - January 1960, released due to a recent fire in the block causing several fatalities.

More of this document can be seen here.

Plans for 'Urbane'.

Construction begins. Each mitred edge is hand-cut to size and glued into position.

Construction complete.

Painting begins...

...and painting ends.

The finished product. 'Urbane', 2011.


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