View to Kibble Palace exterior facade, Botanic Gardens, Glasgow

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. View to Kibble Palace exterior facade, Botanic Gardens, Glasgow.

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Title View to Kibble Palace exterior facade, Botanic Gardens, Glasgow
Alternative Title Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Abstract/Summary The Kibble Palace is one of many glasshouses(greenhouses)located within the Glasgow Botanic Gardens that hosts temperate and tropical plants from around the world.
Date of construction Built 1863, re-erected 1871, restored 2006
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Contributor Kibble, John
Location Great Western Road, Glasgow, Scotland
United Kingdom
Open Access Status Other
Category Agriculture
Subcategory Greenhouses
Period Victorian (1840-1890)
Style Modern
Modern period dome
Condition Re-erected
Structural Systems & Elements Cast iron construction
Glass construction
Wrought iron (iron alloy) construction
Masonry construction
Building Materials Cast iron
Glass
Architectural Features Clerestories
Domes
Conical roofs
Exposed structure
Surrounding Features Gardens
Grasses (plants)
Grass
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger
References See also http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4450 CRM C
Additional Notes 'As well as maintaining its elegant architecture and high quality plant collection, the Kibble will also operate as a centre for a range of cultural events and performances including theatre, poetry and civic ceremonies.'http://www.glasgowarchitecture.co.uk/kibble-palace

 
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