BISFBritish Iron and Steel Federation
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And his dismissal of the important work of Frederick Gibberd and Philip Powell on the 35 000 highly popular BISF Type Al steel-framed houses of the 1940s as 'architectural treatment' is just plain silly.
I live in a BISF house and whenever I ask an insurance company for a quote I am asked 'Is your house made of stone or bricks and mortar?
Dubbed "tin town" the BISF houses were initially very cold and uncomfortable, but over the years millions have been spent on them bringing them up to date.