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The Heygate Estate in Elephant and Castle, London was constructed in 1974 using the Soviet-style brutalism architecture concept of modern living and at one time housed up to 700 people. Approximately fifteen years ago the Southwark City Council began their proposal to demolish it and have been encouraging all tenants to leave for the past five years. Today the estate has become a group of cold towering buildings linked by a maze of walkways surrounding an overgrown courtyard totally void of human presence. Throughout the course of the estate’s 37 years of life, these monoliths have exposed the results of mans never-ending crusade for money and the intriguing dilemma of human morality and how it contributes to an inevitable decay. There are many views that surround the fall of the Heygate Estate however; In order to better articulate my sense of this place, I express my view as a subjective one.