Leicester University Engineering Building
Architect: Stirling and Gowan 1959
In the engineering building at the University of Leicester by Stirling and Gowan, the profession was presented with its Frankenstein, amidst a concert of maidenish squeaks that have not yet died down.*
Steve Cadman has produced an excellent photo set of Leicester buildings. View the Leicester architecture slide-show at fast speed and see Stirling’s Leicester Engineering Building in the context of the vigorous and eclectic architecture of the city.
* Ian Brown in Architectural Forum April 1972, quoted in James Stirling, Buildings and Projects 1950-1974 Introduction by John Jacobus, Layout by Leon Krier and James Stirling.
Photographs © Steve Cadman
James Stirling 22 April 1926 – 25 June 1992