|Eric Parry's architecture is never less than rigorous. Ever closer examination reveals more minute degrees of detail, as this image of a student room on the Nihon building at Pembroke College Cambridge shows. Each room has a large and a small window, and other subtle touches to support a combination of function, work and comfortable habitation which belie the initially spartan impression. Here ideas about the expression of construction and the common activities of its student inhabitants reinforce each other. And Cambridge students really do use toothpaste!