TQ3081 : 1 Kemble Street

taken 7 years ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

1 Kemble Street
1 Kemble Street
Sometimes known as Space House. A typically modish 1960s tower by Richard Seifert & Partners, 1964-66. Trademark pre-cast concrete panels and Y-beams at the base (TQ3081 : Detail of 1 Kemble Street). According to skyscrapernews.com, it was designed in a "drum shape to reduce the lateral forces that can stress a slab-like block thus reducing the engineering requirements and cutting the cost of construction." Grade II listed.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3056 8120 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.8787N 0:7.1908W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3051 8119
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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1950s-1970s Architecture  Listed Building 

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