SP0686 : Birmingham Central Library

taken 9 years ago, near to Birmingham, Great Britain

Birmingham Central Library
Birmingham Central Library
The Paradise Circus elevation of the library. The building has been described as an inverted ziggurat, with each floor extending outwards further than the floor below. Originally the inner area was open to the sky with a pedestrian way through but the ground floor level was later roofed and filled with burger bars and the like. Opened in 1974, it is due to be demolished when the new library, currently being built in Centenary Square, is completed.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 January, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 January, 2011
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre  Educational sites 
Architect (from Tags)
John Madin 
Category
Library   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 064 869 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.7993N 1:54.3610W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 064 868
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Library  20th Century  Modernist  Brutalist 

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