Phase 2 housing under construction, Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorset

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RIBApix ref no RIBA39770
Architect/DesignerKrier, Leon (1946-)
Terry, Quinlan (1937-)
Artist/PhotographerHope-Fitch, Christopher
CountryUK: England
Subject Date2009
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. Quilan Terry was responsible for the design of Queen Mother Square, principally residential, scheduled for completion in 2009.

Subject tags

housing, houses, town planning, construction sites, squares, scaffolding