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BUILDING
 
 
Alexandra Road Estate
Alexandra and Ainsworth estate
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DESIGNER
 
 
Neave Brown

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CONTEXT
 
Overview
Neave Brown, Alexandra Road Estate, Rowley Way, Camden, London, Janet Jack, Max Fordham
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MATERIALS
 
reinforced concrete
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
United Kingdom
State
England
Region
London
County
Greater London
Borough
Camden
Address
Rowley Way (Abbey Road, London Road)
 
 
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MAP
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Residential buildings
Multiple dwelling

TOWN PLANNING AND URBAN DESIGN
Urban design and urban renovation
Residential areas, blocks and districts
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Public buildings
Other public buildings
Buildings for recreational activities
Clubs, association headquarters, venue for events
Children's spaces
Transport buildings and structures
Garages, car parking, etc.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS
Landscape architecture
Public parks
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1968 - 1970    
Realisation
1972 - 1979
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AWARDS
 
1993
Grade II* Listed Buildings
English Heritage
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  One Below the Queen: Rowley Way Speaks for Itself
Directed by
Matthew Rosenberg, Sav Kyriacou
Nationality
United Kingdom
Year of production
2010
Cast
Building's role
Protagonist
Annotations
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Andrew Freear, "Alexandra Road: the last great social housing project; Architects (1968-78)", AA Files 30, Autumn 1995, pp. 35-46
Neave Brown, Dennis Sharp, "Alexandra Road", A+U. Architecture and Urbanisme 122, november 1980, pp. 4-30, 51-54
Robert Maxwell, "Alexandra Road: housing, school and community centre, Camden, London", Architectural Review 990, august 1979, pp. 76-92
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ADDITIONS AND DIGRESSIONS
 
 
Neave Brown, Alexandra Road Estate, Rowley Way, Camden, London, Janet Jack, Max Fordham
One of the entrances to the building complex is located in Abbey Road, the street with the most famous pedestrian crossing in the world.
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CLIENT
 
 
London Borough of Camden
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AMOUNT
 
 
£ 20,900,000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Floors
High Block A 7 storey
Low Block B  4 storey
Low Block C 4 storey
Surface
park 4 acre (ha 1,6)
Consistence
3 buildings
520 dwellings
Capacity
1,660 people
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STRUCTURES
 
 
M&E engineer
Max Fordham
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 
 
Janet Jack
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STAFF
 
Developer
Monk & Dunstone
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CREDITS
 
 
Photos courtesy of RIBA Royal Institute of British Architects

Neave Brown, Alexandra Road Estate, Rowley Way, Camden, London, Janet Jack, Max Fordham



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