AIROH prefabricated house: one of the four sections of the house being erected for an Aluminium Exhibition, behind Selfridge's, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA33418
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1945
Image Date1945
MediumPhotomechanical print
Library ReferencePeriodicals
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Architects' Journal, vol. 101, 1945 Apr. 19, p. 452 NOTES: The Aircraft Industries Research Organization on Housing (AIROH) developed a prefabricated house using aluminium alloy for the structural framework and external cladding. It was intended to convert wartime aircraft factories into factories manufacturing these houses.

Subject tags

houses, prefabrication