Moving to Corporation Square, on the corner of Bull Street and Corporation Street, we find a great, early example of precinct shopping and the only building in Birmingham by the architect Frederick Gibberd
, famous for the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Liverpool.
The report says: "It is notable for being the first commission of the internationally renowned architect and planner, Sir Frederick Gibberd
The Metropolitan Cathedral, which was designed by Frederick Gibberd
and opened 50 years ago, is one of the world's most famous examples of 1960s concrete architecture.
It was remodelled in 1904 when Coutts moved from 59 Strand, and again in the 1970s by Sir Frederick Gibberd
MARTINEAU Galleries, off Corporation Street - designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd
and opened in 1966.
Guest speakers include architects Sir Frederick Gibberd
and Sir Frank Baines.
The late architect Frederick Gibberd
designed it to accommodate 1.
Discovery Park; and Kier North East, DEFRA, Frank Shaw, AECOM, Appleyards, Haden Young and Frederick Gibberd
for Project ZEBRA@Lion House, Alnwick.
Jan Morris in Wales: Epic Views of a Small Country writes, "Their brochure [Liverpool Corporation] describing the project did not mention that it was in Wales at all, and the name of not a single Welshman appeared upon it: the water engineer was from Liverpool, the consulting engineers were from London, the landscape consultant was Frederick Gibberd
, CBE, the contractors were from Wolverhampton and the fishery adviser from Aberdeen.
The impressive edifice, designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd
, was completed in 1978 and beneath its prominent golden dome is a main hall which can hold almost 2,000 worshippers.
And his dismissal of the important work of Frederick Gibberd
and Philip Powell on the 35 000 highly popular BISF Type Al steel-framed houses of the 1940s as 'architectural treatment' is just plain silly.
If you want an apt example, look at the new plans for the expansion of Harlow against the original 1940s prescription from Frederick Gibberd