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Barbican Estate, City of London: close-up of the Lauderdale Tower

RIBApix ref no RIBA34243
Architect/DesignerChamberlin Powell & Bon
Artist/PhotographerFenton, Max
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1974
Image Date2007
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumDigital image
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Max Fenton / 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. 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 The estate has three residential towers: Cromwell Tower, completed in 1973; Shakespeare Tower, completed in 1976, and Lauderdale Tower, completed in 1974.

Subject tags

skyscrapers, balconies, flats, housing, concrete, windows, town planning, patterns