The dwellings of the labouring classes, their arrangement and construction: illustrated by a reference to the model houses of the Society for Improving the Condition of the Labouring Classes, and other buildings recently erected : being an essay, read January 21, 1850, at the Royal Institute of British Architects
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accommodation adapted advantage Appendix arches arrangement BABT Bed Boom Bedfordshire BIOHT Birkenhead British Architects buildings is given built carrying chimney cholera circumstances clay closets comfort consideration construction conveniences cost described designs Double Cottages Duke of Bedford duty EABL Earl of Chichester economy effect evil external walls fire-place fire-proof flue foot superficial George-street ground floor hollow bricks important Improving the Condition Improving the Dwellings inches inmates Institute of British iron John Howard labouring classes landed proprietors Landlord large number less Living Boom living-room LOBD Lodgers Lodging House lodging-houses London Lord Ashley MODEL HOUSES moral number of families obtained occupants ordinary partitions perforated Portland cement Prince Consort reference rendering rent Royal Agricultural Society sand Scullery secure sleeping apartments Society for Improving staircase stone Streatham-street Superintendent supply tenants tenements thick three bed-rooms town UNMARRIED WORKMEN upper floor ventilation week whilst window window tax zinc