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Tom Collins House, Byker housing redevelopment, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

RIBA Ref No RIBA2775-20
Architect/DesignerErskine, Ralph (1914-2005)
Artist/PhotographerPreston, Jeremy
CountryUK: England
CityNewcastle-upon-Tyne
Subject Date1978
Image Date1970
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference45287
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectBrickwork ; Old people's homes ; Concrete ; Housing
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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