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Against all odds. AJ 16.7.98

Architects' Journal Building Study

Against all odds. AJ 16.7.98

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Architects' Journal Building Study

Abstract

Birmingham Foyer hostel required careful planning, as it curves around a corner opposite St Chad's Cathedral. Street frontage is largely red brick, with fritted glass enclosing the common rooms positioned at the western, pointed end. Study bedrooms are away from the street, as is the entrance. Includes cost analysis and working details of brick cladding panels.

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First produced in 1895, the Architects' Journal is a fortnightly publication which features comprehensive building studies, and in-depth technical articles.


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