Barbican Estate, City of London: perspective detail of upper stories of housing block - Framed Print


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Image Details

Barbican Estate, City of London: perspective detail of upper stories of housing block

RIBAPIX REF NO: RIBA94417
ARCHITECT/DESIGNER: Chamberlin Powell & Bon
ARTIST/PHOTOGRAPHER: Glover, Norah (1923-1981)
COUNTRY: UK: England
CITY: London
SUBJECT DATE: 1982
IMAGE DATE: 1960
VIEW: Exterior
STYLE: Brutalist
MEDIUM: Drawing
LIBRARY REFERENCE: Uncat CPB Archive
ORIENTATION: Landscape
COLOUR / B&W: Colour
CREDIT: RIBA Collections
NOTES: This complex of arts buildings and housing covers seven acres in the City of London. Built between 1971 and 1982, it regenerated an area which had been badly bombed during World War II. The estate has three residential towers: Cromwell Tower, completed in 1973; Shakespeare Tower, completed in 1976, and Lauderdale Tower, completed in 1974. The complex was Grade II listed in 2001.

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