Studio: international art — 68.1916

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Recent Designs in Domestic Architecture

COTTAGES NEAR PORTSMOUTH
BUILT FOR THE ADMIRALTY
FROM DESIGNS BY ARNOLD
MITCHELL, F.R.I.B.A.

our readers. The two pairs
of rural cottages shown in
our coloured illustration
have been designed as
" standard " dwellings, and,
as a matter of fact, have
been repeated in various
localities besides the one
stated, and in both oases the
full accommodation required
by departmental report has
been provided. The internal
accommodation can be seen
from the plans facing the
illustrations. The cost of
erecting the first pair in the

country was .£275 with all fittings complete, in- -

eluding external sanitary arrangements, etc. The Scholarships in Black and White Drawing.
other pair cost a few pounds less when carried out At the Chelsea School of Art carried on at the
entirely in concrete (walls and roof) by Messrs. South-Western Polytechnic, Manresa Road, two
Cubitt of Gray's Inn Road. In quality of work- scholarships, each of the annual value of .£24, are
manship these cottages are far ahead of most of awarded to enable students to study illustration
the so-called " ideal" cottages or villas of the work, the course of study being so arranged as to
speculative builder. The pair of cottages built for lead directly to the execution of saleable com-
the Admiralty near Portsmouth cost £310, special mercial work. The scholarships are known as
conditions and additions being specified in this the " Christopher Head " scholarships ; they are
case, but neither here nor in the case of the other open to all, and have few restrictions attached to
two pairs were any extras incurred. them.

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