Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool: the lantern tower seen from along a flying buttress
Frederick Gibberd & Partners
Snoek, Henk (1915-1980)
Colour / B&W
Black & white
Henk Snoek / RIBA Library Photographs Collection
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.