Mark V prefabricated bungalows

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38732
Architect/DesignerARCON
Great Britain. Ministry of Works
Artist/PhotographerNewbery, Sydney W. (1894-1985)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1948
Image Date1948
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAPT Box 101 Prefabrication
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Mark V was designed by ARCON for the Ministry of Works and was one of the most common of the prefabricated house-types erected as emergency housing after World War II. Manufactured by Taylor Woodrow, 41,000 examples of these tubular steel-framed structures with corrugated asbestos cement cladding were erected between 1945 and 1948.

Subject tags

housing, cladding, prefabrication, metal windows, bungalows