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Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool: the lantern tower seen from along a flying buttress
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Ref No RIBA2553-10
Title Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool: the lantern tower seen from along a flying buttress
Designer
Frederick Gibberd & Partners
Artist
Snoek, Henk (1915-1980)
Country UK: England
Town/City Liverpool
Subject Date 1967
Image Date 1967
View Exterior
Style Modern Movement
Medium Negative
Colour / B&W Black & white
Credit Henk Snoek / RIBA Library Photographs Collection
Notes NOTES:
This building comprises three independent types of structure: an in-situ reinforced concrete frame which holds together the main body of the cathedral; the sixteen load-bearing brick or concrete perimeter buildings, and the flat slab of the outdoor podium supported by concrete columns of load-bearing brick walls.