Clare Hall, Herschel Road, Cambridge: a residential courtyard

RIBApix ref no RIBA3870
Architect/DesignerErskine, Ralph (1914-2005)
Artist/PhotographerRay-Jones, Tony (1941-1972)
CountryUK: England
CityCambridge
Subject Date1967
Image Date1965
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference30683/7
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Tony Ray-Jones / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Clare Hall is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. It was founded by Clare College for advanced study, admitting only postgraduate students, and opened in 1967. Erskine designed the complex like a concentrated village comprising twenty dwellings of six types with common and dining rooms, seminar rooms and studies, a basement car park, administration offices and kitchens on the east side of the site.

Subject tags

University buildings, brickwork, student hostels, courtyards