Burleigh County Secondary Modern School, Hatfield, Hertfordshire: the metalwork workshop
|Aslin, Charles Herbert (1893-1959)|
|Artist/Photographer||Pantlin, John (1917-2003)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Workshops ; Prefabrication ; Schools|
NOTES: C. H. Aslin was County Architect for Hertfordshire from 1945 to 1958 and headed its pioneering school-building programme. Located near a large jet aircraft factory and landing ground, the construction of this school presented a special insulation problem. It was overcome by using minimum glazing on the elevations facing the noise, keeping the buildings low and using lawns as sound absorbent surfaces.
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