So, this was my first trip into Modernism. The old penguin pool at London Zoo.

Suffice to say this pool no longer houses penguins. However, it is one of the great examples of modernist architecture in Britain. Built by Berthold Lubetkin, it is undoubtedly a thing of beauty… wasn’t so great for the poor little penguins though. Penguins on the whole (probably) aren’t interested in what might be considered architectural genius and appear to much prefer their newer home which maybe isn’t quite so striking, but is much more practical. Penguins are pretty great though. I mean:


One comment on “Modernism

  1. I don’t know if you’ve seen this before. ‘Penguin falls down, resulting in best noise ever’

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