Barbican Estate, City of London: a children's play area by Thomas More House

RIBApix ref no RIBA111789
Architect/DesignerChamberlin Powell & Bon
Artist/PhotographerLeonardi, Danilo
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1982
Image Date2017
ViewExterior
StyleBrutalist
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceLeonardi 27 Barbican
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Danilo Leonardi / 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

housing, concrete, cultural centres, children's playgrounds