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Penguin Pool, Dudley Zoo, Dudley Castle: rear elevation

RIBA Ref No RIBA49449
Architect/DesignerLubetkin & Tecton
Artist/PhotographerFelton, Leo Herbert (d. 1968)
CountryUK: England
CityDudley
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference5042/5 (Felton BN 6416)
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectConcrete ; Zoo buildings
NOTES: The pool was built on a steeply sloping site. The pool itself was placed at road level and a long observation window was included on the other side of the building. The slabs and the floating islands in the pool were all covered with a rubber-cement composition for ease of cleaning.
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