Barbican Estate, City of London: typical elevation of a terrace block

RIBApix ref no RIBA97301
Architect/DesignerChamberlin Powell & Bon
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1982
Image Date1966
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAO2 Drawer C
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

balconies, flats, housing, town planning, At Home in Britain: Flats