Bibliography of Wells Coates and Embassy Court now available on line

My bibliography of Wells Coates and Embassy Court for general readers, students and researchers. Available at http://www.embassycourt.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Bibliography-Wells-Coates-and-Embassy-Court.pdf PDF file, 30...

1947 Newsreel featuring Embassy Court

Recently published by British Pathe, this short newsreel of Brighton starts with views of Embassy Court in 1947 and contains a shot of the sea front filmed from our roof-terrace. At...

Wells Coates in the “Wingsail” catamaran

This short news item from 1948 features Wells Coates and the co-designer of the Wingsail catamaran Leslie Appleton. Recently published by British Pathe News see http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=46701

Doctorate Thesis on Wells Coates and the Modern Movement in England

Farouk Elgohary’s 1966 doctorate thesis “Wells Coates and his Position in the Modern Movement in England” is available free as a PDF from the University College London Online Resources Site at http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1317970/ The thesis contains previously unavailable pictures of Wells...

The Decline of the Building

The Concrete Structure Reinforced concrete is not as durable as it looks. If left unprotected, it is prone to various forms of contamination which in turn give rise to corrosion in the steel bars embedded within it. These steel bars give reinforced concrete its strength. Rust expands along them forming...

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