Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool: the conjunction of a buttress with the lantern tower

RIBApix ref no RIBA48726
Architect/DesignerFrederick Gibberd & Partners
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1967
Image Date1962
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP504/160
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This building comprises three independent types of structure: an in-situ reinforced concrete frame which holds together the main body of the cathedral; the sixteen load-bearing brick or concrete perimeter buildings, and the flat slab of the outdoor podium supported by concrete columns of load-bearing brick walls.

Subject tags

concrete, brickwork, towers, round buildings, cathedrals, lanterns, stained glass (<materials>)