03 2nd, 2010 |
Embassy Court is an 11 storey block of flats situated on the Brighton seafront on the corner of Western Street and the Kings Road. It was designed by the architect Wells Coates and completed in 1935.
It is amongst of the most outstanding examples of pre-war Modernism in the UK, it has a grade II* listed status and remains a major Brighton landmark. This beautiful, elegantly proportioned block contains 72 flats, with awe-inspiring sea views, is considered one of the coolest places to live in...
Aug 1st, 2012
“Wells Coates” is a fascinating new book on the architect of Embassy Court. Painstakingly researched, wonderfully illustrated and immensely readable, this book takes us from Coates’ youth in Japan, to his last great building at the Festival of Britain, and beyond. It is both a portrait of the man and a broad ranging reappraisal of [...]
Feb 22nd, 2010
Coates was a key figure in the development of the first phase of British Modernism.
May 4th, 2010
Bluestorm has a collection of documents, photos, plans, press cuttings and other items from Embassy Court.
Apr 7th, 2012
Photos by former resident Nicholas Howell, with many thanks