Competition designs for the Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool: plan with key

RIBApix ref no RIBA32547
Architect/DesignerDenys Lasdun & Partners
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1960
Image Date1960
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferencePA2100/5(2)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Lasdun Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The drawing is for the 1960 competition for the design of Liverpool Catholic Cathedral (the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King). Lasdun's scheme involves a complex hyperbolic paraboloid roof. The competition was won by Frederick Gibberd.

Subject tags

roofs, cathedrals