Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool: the lantern tower seen from a flying buttress

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RIBApix ref no RIBA57543
Architect/DesignerFrederick Gibberd & Partners
Artist/PhotographerSnoek, Henk (1915-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLiverpool
Subject Date1967
Image Date1967
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference351 (S67 1021)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit 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, towers, round buildings, cathedrals, lanterns, buttresses