Phase 1, Poundbury, Dorset: view of town looking north along Middlemarsh Street with the conical tower of the Fleur de Lisi in the background

RIBApix ref no RIBA39723
Architect/DesignerKrier, Leon (1946-)
Artist/PhotographerHope-Fitch, Christopher
CountryUK: England
Subject Date2008
Image Date2008
MediumDigital image
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Christopher Hope-Fitch / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Leon Krier, architect and urban planner, was responsible for the masterplan that was developed in 1989-1993. The masterplan divides the town of Poundbury into four distinctive quarters, each quarter representing a Phase. Construction of Phase 1 commenced in October 1993 and was completed in 2002.

Subject tags

housing, houses, towers, town planning