Phase 1, Wishay Street, Poundbury, Dorset: detail of the shopping arcade

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RIBApix ref no RIBA39724
Architect/DesignerKrier, Leon (1946-)
Artist/PhotographerHope-Fitch, Christopher
CountryUK: England
CityPoundbury
Subject Date2003
Image Date2008
ViewExterior
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
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

shops, town planning, arches, shop fronts, arcades