Spender House, Ulting, Essex: the entrance front showing the pitched roof over the studio

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RIBApix ref no RIBA51129
Architect/DesignerRichard & Su Rogers
Artist/PhotographerRay-Jones, Tony (1941-1972)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1968
Image Date1970
Library ReferenceAP/MP8/64
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 8: Housing' in Architectural Review, vol. 148, 1970 Sep. In 1968 the photographer, painter, architect and designer, Humphrey Spender (1910-2005), commissioned Richard & Su Rogers to build this house and studio. It, together with the Rogers's house adjacent, was a prototype of a steel-framed house. This image is one of many taken for the Architectural Review's 'Manplan 8: Housing' issue of September 1970 for which Ray-Jones was the guest photographer. This image appeared on p.152.

Subject tags

glass, steel, artists' houses & studios, Feature: High Tech British High Tech