Byker Wall, Byker housing redevelopment, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: the balcony side overlooking the rows of traditional terraced houses
|Architect/Designer||Erskine, Ralph (1914-2005)|
|Artist/Photographer||Toomey, Bill (1922-)|
|Library Reference||AP Box 732 Byker|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Housing ; Flats ; At Home in Britain: Flats ; Houses ; Brickwork ; Concrete ; Roofs|
NOTES: This multi-family housing development was one of the first major examples in Britain of community architecture. Erskine oversaw the development of this project, begun in 1972 and completed in 1978, allowing for tenant cooperation and architectural innovation on a large scale.
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