Last Futures by Douglas Murphy review – utopian architecture, from space colonies to ziggurats

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“How the shining architectural optimism of the 1960s and 70s has ultimately produced buildings such as supermarkets, open-plan offices and other spaces of control 04.29 EST Last modified on Friday 15 January 2016 19.”

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Bohemians, Bauhaus and bionauts: the utopian dreams that became architectural nightmares

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“The theme of the inaugural London Design Biennale is Utopia to mark the 500th anniversary of Thomas More’s classic. Director Christopher Turner remembers the architects on a mission to make the world a better place”