Architecture Tours Brutal or beautiful?

Architecture Tours Brutal or beautiful?

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Thu, 24th May 2018
Sat, 26th May 2018
Sun, 27th May 2018
Thu, 31st May 2018
Sat, 2nd Jun 2018

Follow a Barbican guide on a 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.

How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?

Walking along the Barbican highwalks, you’ll learn more about the construction, design and influence of the estate, along with surprising and rarely seen sights and discoveries plus little known insights into this unique architectural endeavour.

From concrete styles to architectural motifs and insightful facts, our Architecture tour will leave you thinking and looking at the Barbican from a fresh perspective...

Cost: £12.50


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website

Europe/London Architecture Tours Brutal or beautiful? A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/05/17/architecture-tours-brutal-or-beautiful-163711 Barbican Centre,Silk Street, London, London,

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Location

Barbican Centre,

Silk Street, London,
London,
EC2Y 8DS

Google Map of Barbican Centre

Nearest tube and train stations to Barbican Centre

Metropolitan
Hammersmith & City
Circle
Metropolitan
Hammersmith & City
Northern
Circle
Thameslink
Central

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