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Empire Pool, Wembley, London: the exit to the gardens at the east end

RIBA15199
Williams, Sir Evan Owen (1890-1969)
NOTES: Built for the 1934 Empire Games, this was the largest covered swimming pool in the world on completion. The pool was capable of being decked over to take an ice skating rink and also a tournament arena. The pool itself was last used for the 1948 Summer Olympics, after which the building has been used for entertainment and known simply as Wembley Arena.

Housing on the Emanuel Church site, Croxted Road, West Dulwich, London: lateral view of the rear elevation

RIBA15731
Hutchison Locke & Monk
NOTES: This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 8: Housing' in Architectural Review, vol. 148, 1970 Sep.

Lillington Gardens Estate, Pimlico, London: view looking down on the walled gardens

RIBA15732
Darbourne & Darke
NOTES: This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 8: Housing' in Architectural Review, vol. 148, 1970 Sep. This was one of the first low-rise, high-density schemes in London and was commissioned by Westminster City Council. It was developed in three phases between 1964 and 1972. It was designated a conservation area in 1990.

Clare Hall, Herschel Road, Cambridge: a typical living room of a student flat

RIBA15763
Erskine, Ralph (1914-2005)
NOTES: Clare Hall is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. It was founded by Clare College for advanced study, admitting only postgraduate students, and opened in 1967. Erskine designed the complex like a concentrated village comprising twenty dwellings of six types with common and dining rooms, seminar rooms and studies, a basement car park, administration offices and kitchens on the east side of the site.

Spender House, Ulting, Essex: the glazed garden front

RIBA15765
Richard & Su Rogers
NOTES: This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 8: Housing' in Architectural Review, vol. 148, 1970 Sep. In 1968 the photographer, painter, architect and designer, Humphrey Spender (1910-2005), commissioned Richard & Su Rogers to build this house and studio. It, together with the Rogers's house adjacent, was a prototype of a steel-framed house.

Abbaye Notre Dame de Senanque, Provence: the cloister

RIBA15898
NOTES: This Cistercian abbey was founded in 1148.
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