Byker housing redevelopment, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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RIBApix ref no RIBA80087
Architect/DesignerErskine, Ralph (1914-2005)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryUK: England
CityNewcastle-upon-Tyne
Subject Date1978
Image Date1975
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 76-59-07
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes 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.

Subject tags

planters, plant pots, housing, hard landscaping