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Byker Wall, Byker housing redevelopment, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: the balcony side overlooking the rows of traditional terraced houses

RIBA Ref No RIBA26399
Architect/DesignerErskine, Ralph (1914-2005)
Artist/PhotographerToomey, Bill (1922-)
CountryUK: England
CityNewcastle-upon-Tyne
Subject Date1978
Image Date1974
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 732 Byker
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectHousing ; 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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