Model of a proposed extension to the British Library at the British Museum, Bloomsbury, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA34449
Architect/DesignerMartin, Sir Leslie (1908-2000)
Wilson, Sir Colin St John (1922-2007)
Artist/PhotographerMann Brothers
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1964
Image Date1964
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP602/172
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The planned complex is seen from the south with St George's Church as the principal pedestrian entrance with a raised pedestrian piazza beyond covering a car park and service entrance. To the right of the church is the reading room and to the left is a wing housing exhibition space and the prints and drawings department with flats and a shopping arcade around its perimeter.

Subject tags

museums, libraries