Ralph Erskine CBE
Commemorated on 1 plaque
Ralph Erskine CBE SAR RIBA (1914-2005). Plaque erected in memory of a humane and inspirational architect, by his former friends, colleagues and employees in Byker and Newcastle City Council. The balloon reproduced here appeared on all of Ralph’s sketches, a symbol of optimism and freedom. This former funeral parlour was the site office for Ralph Erskine’s Arkitektkontor AB, architects for the Byker Redevelopment 1969 to 1984.
Byker Housing Office, 45/47 Brinkburn Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom where they worked