Model of the Priory Green housing scheme (formerly known as the Busaco Street Estate), Finsbury, London: aerial view of the estate

RIBApix ref no RIBA36193
Architect/DesignerFranck, Carl Ludwig Philipp (1904-1985)
Skinner Bailey & Lubetkin
Tecton
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1957
Image Date1950
ViewAerial
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferencePA1242/2(2)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This image is one of a number illustrating designs for concrete crosswall constructions. Berthold Lubetkin's initial designs for The Priory Green Estate (originally known as the Busaco Street Estate) date from 1937 while he was part of the Tecton Group. The outbreak of World War II delayed the project however and work on the redesigned estate resumed in 1943 with the scheme reaching completion in 1957.

Subject tags

flats, housing, Social Housing: 1950s