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Robin Hood Gardens under construction, Tower Hamlets, London

RIBA Ref No RIBA30764
Architect/DesignerAlison & Peter Smithson
Artist/PhotographerRay-Jones, Tony (1941-1972)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1972
Image Date1970
ViewExterior
StyleBrutalist
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceTRJN550
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditTony Ray-Jones / RIBA Collections
SubjectFlats ; Construction sites ; Housing ; Concrete ; Roads
NOTES: This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 8: Housing' in Architectural Review, vol. 148, 1970 Sep. This council housing estate covers about five acres and when completed consisted of two long blocks, one of ten storeys, the other of seven, built from precast concrete slabs.
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