A pair of British Iron and Steel Federation Prototype houses under construction at Northolt, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA18305
Architect/DesignerGibberd, Sir Frederick (1908-1984)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1944
Image Date1944
Library ReferenceAP139/35
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Thirteen houses were built for the Ministry of Works at Northolt to show alternative types of materials, plans and construction. The steel frame and cladding were designed by Frederick Gibberd and built by the British Iron and Steel Federation.

Subject tags

steel, houses, cladding, workers, construction sites, prefabrication