Housing constructed using the YDG (Yorkshire Development Group) system

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RIBApix ref no RIBA2760-20
Architect/DesignerRichardson, Martin Barrington Newman (1929-2001)
Artist/PhotographerRay-Jones, Tony (1941-1972)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1960
Image Date1965
StyleModern Movement
Library Reference30669/6
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Tony Ray-Jones / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 8: Housing' in Architectural Review, vol. 148, 1970 Sep. The Yorkshire Development Group was set up in 1962 to serve the housing needs of Leeds, Sheffield, Hull and Nottingham. Martin Richardson was the development architect for the group which developed a range of deck access dwelling plans and a medium-rise high-density concrete housing system. This housing is possilbly in Nottingham.

Subject tags

housing, concrete, children's playgrounds, prefabrication, Feature: RIBA North