“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 [...]
Coates was a key figure in the development of the first phase of British Modernism.
Bluestorm has a collection of documents, photos, plans, press cuttings and other items from Embassy Court.
In celebration of its 80th year, Embassy Court’s sister building, The Isokon in Hampstead has opened a gallery to the public for a remarkable exhibition. This exhibition tells a fascinating story, of the building itself, the world-famous figures that made it their home in the 1930s, and the company, Isokon, that shared its name and became [...]