1960s British Social Housing

Below is a selection of images of British social housing in the 1960s.

For further image galleries, see: Inter-War1940s1950s1970s1980s self-builds or return to Homes Fit for People.

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RIBA3378-54Prentice Women's Hospital and Maternity Center and the Northwestern Institute of Psychiatry, Chicago: detail of tower

 
RIBA3379-54TWA Terminal, John F Kennedy International Airport, New York: roof detail

 
RIBA3380-54Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut


RIBA3381-54Pasarela de Campo Volantin footbridge, Bilbao, Spain

 
RIBA3382-54State Library, Berlin: lighting

 
RIBA3383-54J Paul Getty Center, Los Angeles: the entrance


RIBA3384-54Sony Center, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin: the covered plaza looking up

 
RIBA3385-54Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire: the east front

 
RIBA3386-55Royal Pavilion, Brighton: the east front


RIBA3387-55George Grey Wornum

 
RIBA3388-55Harry Bulkeley Creswell

 
RIBA3389-55Walter Gropius, Le Corbusier, Marcel Breuer and Sven Markelius discussing UNESCO building, Paris


RIBA3390-55Designs for Spade House, Radnor Cliff Crescent, Sandgate, Kent, for H. G. Wells: perspectives of entrance and garden fronts with plans (design almost as executed)

 
RIBA3391-55Hopkins' House, Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London: the garden front

 
RIBA3392-55City Hall (GLA building), The Queen's Walk, South Bank, Southwark, London


RIBA3393-55Selfridges department store, Bull Ring, Birmingham: detail of the the curved exterior clad in aluminium spun discs

 
RIBA3394-551-3 Willow Road, Hampstead, London: the street facade

 
RIBA3395-55The Arion, Ainsdale, Southport, Lancashire: the bar with low relief mural 'The Legend of Arion' by William Mitchell


RIBA3396-55Hinckley Upper School, Leicestershire: construction in acrylic box 'Abacus'

 
RIBA3397-55Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: unidentified mural, paint being poured into mould

 
RIBA3398-55Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: unidentified mural with bird motif


RIBA3399-55Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: unidentified mural on stairs

 
RIBA3400-55Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: unidentified mural

 
RIBA3401-56Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: unidentified mural: head and shoulders of a man


RIBA3402-56Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: white mural with animal and plant motif

 
RIBA3403-56Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: mural

 
RIBA3404-56Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: manufacture of a mural using a press


RIBA3405-56Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: children posing in front of the mural in situ

 
RIBA3406-56Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: mural

 
RIBA3407-56Artwork created for housing and other community facilities in the London area: detail of mural