Domestic modernism in Liverpool


The Utopian post-war vision of high density `streets in the sky’ Courbusier inspired housing found favour in the North West of England.  This is the all purpose, democratic version  of avant-garde European design.  But it fell out of favour and survives, if at all, un-cared for.

To the the right, Myrtle Gardens, inspirational postwar housing for workers in Liverpool, and,  the interior of a flat is shown below.

But, if you had a bit more money to spend, take a look at Modernism Liverpool style – as glamorous as you might expect…..text courtesy of WowHaus …It’s a midcentury-style bungalow, the work of American architect James Hunter back in 1964 and a house that is all about space – both with a large plot and an open plan design that screams a bygone era.

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