Housing, Queen Elizabeth Square, Hutchesontown C, Gorbals, Glasgow: concrete pylons

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3450-59
Architect/DesignerSir Basil Spence Glover & Ferguson
Artist/PhotographerSnoek, Henk (1915-1980)
CountryUK: Scotland
CityGlasgow
Subject Date1965
Image Date1965
ViewExterior
StyleBrutalist
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceS65 4359
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Henk Snoek / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Hutchesontown C was the name given to a so-called Comprehensive Development Area (CDA) of an area of the city of Glasgow, designed by Basil Spence in 1960-1965. The design of the central 20-storey block was inspired by Le Corbusier's Unite d'Habitation, Marseille. It was demolished in 1993.

Subject tags

skyscrapers, flats, housing, concrete, riverside buildings, Brutalism: Expression of Structure