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Community Builder 1968

17 mins United Kingdom Director. Roger Coward

Beware the aspirational town planner with an unproven industrialised building system at their disposal. The problem of inadequate terraces with antiquated facilities is clear. The solution - colourless Lego-like modular flats with an emphasis on economies of scale - is far less so. Within 20 years of increasingly uncomfortable dwelling the majority of these schemes were demolished.

The building schemes featured are identified as Balloon Wood in Nottingham; Anchor Street in Leeds; Bransholme in Kingston Upon Hull; and Broomhall in Sheffield.

Directed by

Roger Coward

Featuring

Brian Redhead

Genres

Documentary

Tags

Yorkshire Lifestyle Social psychology Building practice Architectural design

Collection

Hull - UK City Of Culture 2017

Released

1968

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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