Nicholas Grimshaw PPRA (3)

Having spent much of the day at Frieze Masters, I thought I should pay my respects to Nicholas Grimshaw’s Sainsbury’s in Camden Town, one of his first big projects in London and still with more than a hint of Utopian modernism, particularly in the tubular housing on the Grand Union Canal behind, as expressively modern as any housing before or since.

The street front:-

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And the view from the canal:-

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