Dome of Discovery under construction, Festival of Britain, South Bank, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA5123
Architect/DesignerFreeman Fox & Partners
Tubbs, Ralph (1912-1996)
Artist/PhotographerWestwood, Norman Charles (1912-2008)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1951
Image Date1951
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceNWN 1905
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Bryan & Norman Westwood / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Ralph Tubbs designed the Dome of Discovery and Freeman Fox & Partners were the structural engineers.

Subject tags

domes, Exhibitions, exhibition buildings, construction sites, scaffolding