SP0686 : Central Library, Birmingham

taken 4 years ago, near to Birmingham, Great Britain

Central Library, Birmingham
Central Library, Birmingham
After fewer than 40 years of use the former Central Library is scheduled for demolition. What does this say about sustainability, or fashions in architecture?

Will this restless city soon become bored with the new Library of Birmingham? Given the city's penchant for constantly rebuilding its centre, perhaps 50 years, before it and the nearby Selfridge's 'blob architecture' store are regarded as hideous blots on the cityscape!
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 September, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Birmingham 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0649 8694 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.8209N 1:54.3521W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0632 8693
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Library  Brutalist Architecture 

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