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Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool: paving detail and the junction of the flying buttresses with the outdoor podium

RIBA Ref No RIBA48719
Architect/DesignerFrederick Gibberd & Partners
Artist/PhotographerSnoek, Henk (1915-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLiverpool
Subject Date1967
Image Date1967
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP504/135 (S67 2952)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectBrickwork ; Modernism: Modernist Materials ; Buttresses ; Concrete ; Round buildings ; Cathedrals
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.
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