Flats In A Low Rise Block

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Category 5.0 in the Chimni Home Typology A flat in a ‘low rise’ block is a self-contained home in a building of up to 9 stories. These building types can include new or old buildings, modest purpose-built apartment blocks, converted office buildings or classic styles such as Victorian or Edwardian as ‘mansion blocks’.

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Pre 1900 Mansion Block[edit]

Category 5.1 in the Chimni Home Typology covers all low rise 'Mansion' blocks built before 1900.

Victorian/Edwardian Mansion Block (Corridor Access)[edit]

Category 5.2 in the Chimni Home Typology covers all the Victorian and Edwardian Mansion blocks. This was the era that the Mansion Block came into its own as a genteel living option in the growing cities of the UK.

Victorian/Edwardian Mansion Block (Balcony Access)[edit]

Category 5.3 in the Chimni Home Typology covers Victorian and Edwardian low rise or 'Mansion' Blocks with external 'balcony' access.

Interwar Mansion Block (Corridor Access)[edit]

Category 5.4 in the Chimni Home Typology covers 'Moderne' mansion blocks built in the frenzy of home building that occured between WW1 and WW2.

Interwar Mansion Block (Balcony Access)[edit]

Category 5.5 in the Chimni Home Typology covers 'Moderne' mansion blocks built in the frenzy of home building that occured between WW1 and WW2. 5.5 specifically refers to balcony access flats like the iconic 'Isokon' Building in Hamstead, London.

Modern (20c Or Later) Mansion Block (Corridor Access)[edit]

Chimni Typology Category 5.6 The 20c Mansion block with internal corridor access

Modern (20c Or Later) Mansion Block (Balcony Access)[edit]

Category 5.7 in the Chimni Home Typology covers 'Modern' (20c or later) mansion blocks with balcony access.

Converted Factory / Office Low Rise Block[edit]

Chimni Typology Category 5.8 in the Chimni Home Typology....

Converted Church/School Low Rise Block[edit]

Chimni Typology Category 5.9

Low Rise Blocks In Art & The Media[edit]


See Also In Chimni[edit]

Chimni Wiki Page: The Chimni Home Typology

Chimni Wiki Page: The Flats In A High Rise Block

Chimni Wiki Page: What's The Difference Between 'Low-Rise' and 'High-Rise'

Other Interesting Web Sites[edit]

FlickrGroup: Modernist Houses Of The 1930s


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