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Barbican Estate, City of London: perspective of final scheme, nearly as built, looking towards the City of London School for Girls

RIBApix ref no RIBA94804
Architect/DesignerChamberlin Powell & Bon
Artist/PhotographerGlover, Norah (1923-1981)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1982
Image Date1961
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceDR25/19
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit 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.

Subject tags

flats, housing, town planning