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Neave Brown, who has died aged 88, was the architect of what is widely considered the finest housing built in Britain in the last 50 years. In the 1960s, through a series of housing projects in Camden, north London, of increasing scale - first five houses (Winscombe Street), then 72 (Fleet Road), then 522 (Alexandra Road) - he demonstrated a street-based alternative to high-rise housing that was immediately acclaimed both in Britain and abroad.
Neave Brown obituary 
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Neave Brown, who has died aged 88, was the architect of what is widely considered the finest housing built in Britain in the last 50 years. In the 1960s, through a series of housing projects in Camden, north London, of increasing scale - first five houses (Winscombe Street), then 72 (Fleet Road), then 522 (Alexandra Road) - he demonstrated a street-based alternative to high-rise housing that was immediately acclaimed both in Britain and abroad.
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