Cathedral Church of St Michael, Coventry: detail of the nave canopy

RIBApix ref no RIBA48616
Architect/DesignerSpence, Sir Basil (1907-1976)
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1962
Image Date1962
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP500/266
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The nave canopy is cruciform in plan and supported on precast reinforced concrete columns standing on bronze pins. It is independent of the roof structure above it. Between the concrete ribs are low pyramids of Silka spruce rafters.

Subject tags

concrete, cathedrals, canopies, wood