Barbican Estate, City of London: one of the residential towers

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RIBApix ref no RIBA111769
Architect/DesignerChamberlin Powell & Bon
Artist/PhotographerLeonardi, Danilo
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1982
Image Date2017
ViewWorm's-eye
ViewWorm's-eye
StyleBrutalist
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceLeonardi 7 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. The estate has three residential towers: Cromwell Tower, completed in 1973, Shakespeare Tower, completed in 1976, and Lauderdale Tower, completed in 1974.

Subject tags

housing, concrete, cultural centres