Chamberlain Hall of Residence, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton: the Junior Common Room

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RIBApix ref no RIBA49571
Architect/DesignerBasil Spence & Partners
Artist/PhotographerSnoek, Henk (1915-1980)
CountryUK: England
CitySouthampton
Subject Date1960
Image Date1960
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 796 (S60 5022)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The University of Southampton gained full university status with the granting of its Royal Charter in 1952 after which student numbers swelled. Basil Spence was commissioned in 1956 to draw up the masterplan for expansion of the campus and was responsible for many of its faculty buildings and halls of residence.

Subject tags

University buildings, modernism open plan interiors, brickwork, student hostels, seating, tables