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1966 – 1971

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Residential

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The Florey Bldg
Oxford
United Kingdom

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The Queen's College Florey building

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Florey Building Change this

Oxford, United Kingdom
by James Stirling Change this
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The building contains 74 dormitories over four levels, with a top level of double-height gallery rooms for graduates and a ground level equipped with a dining hall and other general rooms. The structure is planned around an irregular shaped court. The main structure consists of 11 reinforced concrete frames of irregular A shape placed at 7m spacings linked by spine beams at each floor. Red ceramic tiles clad the main structure and paving for the courtyard. The rooms are accommodated on five floors, the top two floors being planned as a single level of studio rooms.

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