Barbican Arts Centre, Barbican Estate, City of London: the library

RIBApix ref no RIBA110960
Architect/DesignerChamberlin Powell & Bon
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1982
Image Date1981
ViewInterior
StyleBrutalist
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC M 050881
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Martin Charles / RIBA Collections
Notes 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.

Subject tags

libraries, cultural centres, concert halls