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Walters Way, SE23, which was designed by Walter Segal, built by residents, and is one of two streets named after him (the other being Segal Close), part of a unique south London housing scheme.

Residents of a unique south London housing scheme are hosting a free event to celebrate the work of the architect who designed their street. Walter Segal, who died in 1985, will be remembered at ‘Celebrating Segal’ on Saturday 19th September, 11am-3pm. The day will include talks, films, art and tours on Walters Way, SE23, which was designed […]

Inside 1 Walters Way, one of two self-build London housing developments that bear Walter Segal's name Photography: Taran Wilkhu

Residents of a unique south London housing scheme are hosting a free event to celebrate the work of the architect who designed their street. Walter Segal, who died in 1985, will be remembered at ‘Celebrating Segal’ on Saturday 19th September, 11am-3pm. The day will include talks, films, art and tours on Walters Way, SE23, which was designed […]

Architect: Walter Segal Images copyright of Taran Wilkhu Photography, taken of homes in Lewisham, SE23. Walters Way and Segal Close. A selection of images also featured as part of the 2016 exhibition at AA School of Architecture, London. Walter's Way - The Self-Build Revolution

from the Guardian

'This isn't at all like London': life in Walter Segal's self-build 'anarchist' estate

Segal’s self-build experiments of the revolutionised the UK’s approach to providing low-cost housing. But have these lessons since been forgotten?