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Barbican Estate, City of London: perspective of the scheme from St Giles Court

RIBA Ref No RIBA94411
Architect/DesignerChamberlin Powell & Bon
Artist/PhotographerGlover, Norah (1923-1981)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1982
Image Date1959
ViewExterior
StyleBrutalist
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceUncat CPB Archive
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectFlats ; Housing ; Town planning ; Skyscrapers ; Cultural centres
NOTES: This complex of arts buildings and housing covers seven acres in the City of London. Built between 1971 and 1982, it regenerated an area which had been badly bombed during World War II. The estate has three residential towers: Cromwell Tower, completed in 1973; Shakespeare Tower, completed in 1976, and Lauderdale Tower, completed in 1974. The complex was Grade II listed in 2001.
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