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Depositordc.contributorWard, Paulineen
Funderdc.contributor.otherHeritage Lottery Fund
Spatial Coveragedc.coverage.spatialAB16 7PE
Spatial Coveragedc.coverage.spatialAberdeen
Spatial Coveragedc.coverage.spatialUK
Spatial Coveragedc.coverage.spatialUNITED KINGDOM
Time Perioddc.coverage.temporalstart=1983; end=1983; scheme=W3C-DTF
Data Creatordc.creatorGlendinning, Miles
Citationdc.identifier.citationGlendinning, Miles. (2019). SC_1142042.png,Marchburn Drive, 1983 [image]. University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh College of Art.
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Dataset Description (abstract)dc.description.abstractMulti-storey block details: one 10-storey block containing 56 dwellings; Multi-storey block name(s): Granitehill House SC59 ; Image detail: View of Marchburn Drive Original Commissioning Authority City of Aberdeen District Council City of Aberdeen District Council Aberdeen City Council Construction period (from/to): 1975 1977 Context: Tower Block UK is a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, bringing together public engagement and an openly-licensed image archive in an attempt to emphasise the social and architectural importance of tower blocks, and to frame multi-storey social housing as a coherent and accessible nationwide heritage. The Tower Block UK image archive is a searchable database of around 4,000 images of every multi-storey social housing development built in the UK. The photographs were largely taken in the 1980s by Miles Glendinning and are made available here for public use. As many of the blocks documented and photographed have since been demolished, the archive functions in part as a repository of information on an important aspect of UK heritage that is now vanishing. The archive itself catalogues multi-storey blocks as part of the developments within which they were initially commissioned and built. It gives details of notable dates, such as when local authorities approved the developments and when construction began or finished. Alongside this, the archive provides information on the local authorities, architects, and other agents involved in the processes of commissioning, designing, and constructing mass social housing. While the most historically 'accurate' identification labels in the database are the original overall development or project names, the archive also contains details of the individual blocks built.
Publisherdc.publisherUniversity of Edinburgh. Edinburgh College of Art
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Subjectdc.subjectpublic housing
Subjectdc.subjecttower block
Subjectdc.subjectmulti-storey block
Subjectdc.subjectneighbourhood unit
Subjectdc.subjecthousing scheme
Subjectdc.subjecthousing estate
Subjectdc.subjectindustrialised building
Subjectdc.subjecttenement block
Subjectdc.subjectresidential district
Subjectdc.subjectwalk-up flats
Subjectdc.subjectlow-rise housing
Subjectdc.subjectmodern architecture
Subjectdc.subjectlandscape architecture
Subjectdc.subjectdeck access
Subjectdc.subjectcouncil housing
Subjectdc.subjectRadburn planning
Subjectdc.subjectconcrete construction
Subjectdc.subjectsystem building
Subjectdc.subjectlarge panel concrete construction
Subjectdc.subjectRow housing
Subjectdc.subjectTerraced housing
Subjectdc.subjectPatio housing
Subjectdc.subjectSlum clearance
Subject Classificationdc.subject.classificationArchitecture Building and Planning::Housing
Titledc.titleSC_1142042.png,Marchburn Drive

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