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Dudley Zoo, Dudley Castle: the entrance kiosks shielded by overlapping concrete canopies

RIBA Ref No RIBA5243
Architect/DesignerLubetkin & Tecton
Artist/PhotographerFelton, Leo Herbert (d. 1968)
CountryUK: England
CityDudley
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference5040/7
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectZoo buildings ; Lettering ; Brickwork ; Entrances ; Canopies ; Concrete
NOTES: This commission was the outcome of the succesful modernist work Lubetkin and Tecton had already undertaken at London and Whipsnade zoos. The entrance spans a wide front and is comprised of five ticket kiosks containing eight entrance turnstiles and two exits executed in brick. These are set beneath a roof of independently-supported curved concrete slabs.
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