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Cambridge Architecture : Building

Major Architectural Developments in South East England, UK – Part 1 of the resource

Cambridge Building Tour

Guide to the city’s key buildings: Cambridge Architecture

This is the Cambridge guide in full, with all image thumbnails included (ie slower to donwload/navigate but it’s all here):

All buildings in alphabetical order, this is Part One:

Faculty of English Cambridge
Allies & Morrison building: University of Cambridge – Faculty of English
Sidgwick Site, 2004

Art Deco Building Cambridge
Bingo Hall, 1930 – Hobson St
Art Deco architecture – converted cinema opposite Christ’s College

Modern Cambridge Architecture
Casson, Conder & Partners – Arts Faculties Campus: University of Cambridge Sidgwick Site, 1959-61

Historic Building Cambridge
Christ’s College – entry

Postmodern Cambridge Architecture
Christ’s College – new King St building, Architects Design Partnership, 1993: Postmodern shops with student accommodation above, overly fussy.

Churchill College Churchill College Churchill College Churchill College
Churchill College – Richard Sheppard, Robson & Partners, 1959-68

Competition winner, beating Stirling & Gowan, Chamberlin, Powell & Bon and Howell, Killick & Partridge; Judges included Sir Leslie Martin and Sir Basil Spence. Leslie Martin designed Harvey Court with Colin St John Wilson, a seminal Modern building; Basil Spence also designed a Cambridge building, at Queens’ College.
Stirling went on to work on the History Faculty for the University of Cambridge whilst Chamberlin, Powell & Bon worked on New Hall College.

Churchill College Fellows' Houses
Churchill College – Fellows’ Houses

Churchill College buildings Churchill College building Churchill College buildings
Churchill College – buildings by Henning Larsen

Churchill College buildings
Clare College – Memorial Court buildings. The central octagonal building (left of picture) 1984-85, is surrounded by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s severe court of 1923-34. Located beyond the River Cam across The Backs from the old Clare College.

Clare College
Institute of Criminology Building – Allies & Morrison: University of Cambridge Sidgwick Site 2005

Darwin College Darwin College Darwin College Extension
Darwin College, Extension – Dixon Jones Architects

Downing College Downing College Building Downing College Cambridge
Downing College, photo centre of Quinlan Terry building

Emmanuel College
Emmanuel College – The Queen’s Building 1996
Another building by Michael Hopkins Architects – Dynamic Earth

Emmanuel College Chapel
Emmanuel College – Chapel by Christopher Wren, 1668-74
Sir Christopher Wren also designed the Chapel at Pembroke College

Faculty of Education Cambridge
photo © Martine Hamilton Knight
Faculty of Education Cambridge – Building Design Partnership 2005

Fitzwilliam Museum Fitzwilliam Museum Building Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum – interior

Fitzwilliam Museum Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum – exterior

Nearby is Pembroke College complete with Chapel by Christopher Wren and in 1997 the beautiful Foundress Court by Eric Parry

Fitzwilliam College
Fitzwilliam College – Sir Denys Lasdun, 1959-60
Key Sir Denys Lasdun buildings are the Royal National Theatre (1967-76) at the South Bank complex in London, the University of East Anglia, Norwich (1963-72) and the Royal College of Physicians, London (1960-64).

Allies & Morrison completed the Fitzwilliam Gatehouse & Auditorium in 2004 and MacCormac Jamieson Architects and Van Heyningen & Haward have also designed buildings at this College.

Jesus College Jesus College Jesus College Jesus College
Jesus College – old buildings

Jesus College Jesus College Jesus College
Jesus College – old buildings

David Roberts building Jesus College David Roberts building Jesus College David Roberts building David Roberts building
Jesus College – David Roberts building
Strongly articulated student rooms, being refurbished in 2005

Evans & Shalev building
Jesus College – Evans & Shalev building

Judge Institute
Judge Institute – John Outram, Trumpington St: 1991-1995
Controversial postmodern architecture, clumsy inside, has dated badly

Junction Nightclub
The Junction Nightclub & Theatre

King Street Housing
King Street Housing

Law Library Cambridge
Law Library – Foster & Partners, Sidgwick Campus
Foster & Partners

Centre for Mathematical Sciences Centre for Mathematical Sciences Cambridge
Centre for Mathematical Sciences – Edward Cullinan Architects 2003
Maths Campus off Clarkson Rd in West Cambridge

Michael Stoker Building
Michael Stoker Building by Ralph Erskine in the 1980s, adjacent to Clare Hall

Cambridge Town Centre building
Town Centre building, Sidney St opposite Christ’s College
Part of the shopping precinct on Petty Cury adjacent to Lion’s Yard

9 Wilberforce Rd
Modern building, 9 Wilberforce Rd – Dora Cosens, 1937
More Modern Cambridge Architecture: see Trevor Dannatt’s house under ‘T’

Moeller Building
Moeller Building, Huntingdon Road

New Hall College
New Hall College – Chamberlin, Powell & Bon Architects, 1962-66

Our Lady and the English Martyrs
Our Lady and the English Martyrs : Catholic Church, Hills Road

Porters Lodge
Porters Lodge built over garage, West Cambridge

Cambridge Building Designs – Part 2 of the resource

Location: Cambridge, South East England, UK

Cambridge Architecture

Cambridge Architecture Design – chronological list

Cambridge Architecture Walking Tours : city walks by e-architect

Stirling Prize

Cambridge Architecture not yet included:
Foundress Court, Pembroke College – Eric Parry Architects 1997
Jerwood Library, Trinity Hall, Freeland Rees Roberts 1999

Historic Cambridge Buildings – all by Giles Gilbert Scott:
Pembroke College
Clare College
Cambridge University Library

Cambridge Architect Studios

Buildings / photos for the Cambridge Architecture page welcome

Website: Cambridge