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Housing, Queen Elizabeth Square, Hutchesontown C, Gorbals, Glasgow

RIBA Ref No RIBA2664-15
Architect/DesignerSir Basil Spence Glover & Ferguson
Artist/PhotographerSnoek, Henk (1915-1980)
CountryUK: Scotland
CityGlasgow
Subject Date1965
Image Date1965
ViewWorm's-eye
StyleBrutalist
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceS65 4355
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditHenk Snoek / RIBA Collections
SubjectSkyscrapers ; Concrete ; Balconies ; Riverside buildings ; At Home in Britain: Flats ; Flats ; Children ; Housing
NOTES: Hutchesontown C was the name given to a so-called Comprehensive Development Area (CDA) of an area of the city of Glasgow, designed by Basil Spence in 1960-1965. The design of the central 20-storey block was inspired by Le Corbusier's Unite d'Habitation, Marseille. It was demolished in 1993.
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