Time was when office buildings were designed with style in mind. Then they were built purely for their function. Now, ... More
Time was when office buildings were designed with style in mind. Then they were built purely for their function. Now, architects are again increasingly giving thought to the appearance of their creations. Colmore Gate is a fairly recent addition to the Birmingham skyline, and a welcome one it is too. Opposite Snow Hill railway station in the city center, its style more than hints at Art Deco. This bluish glass and chrome landmark is completed by somewhat abstract stained glass designs around the ground floor windows.
These fine gardens, opened in 1832, were designed by John Claudius Loudon, a leading garden planner and horticultural journalist. The
gardens offer you the chance to see some of the most beautiful greenery in the world along with stunning ...
The square is named after one of Birmingham's famous mayors, Joseph Chamberlain. The Central Library and Birmingham Museum & Art
Gallery are located here, as is the focal point, the Chamberlain Memorial Fountain . There is also a very ...
The jewellery industry developed in Birmingham from the mid 19th Century. The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is an award
winning working museum which offers a guided tour around a real jewelry factory, showing you all the different aspects ...