Birmingham City Council

Council of Birmingham

Birmingham City Council
Photography by Carlos Dorce

This is Birmingham City Council. I arrived at Birmingham yesterday together with three colleagues and ten students because we are participating in a Comenius meeting organized by the Long Eaton School. This morning we have been wandering in the center of the city and have visited some of its most important buildings as the city council. It has been a rainy day but we have enjoyed the city a lot

Birmingham City Council is in Victoria Square and it’s one of the city hearts. I haven’t found out when it was built yet but I’ve noticed this beautiful mosaic below the main frontispiece:

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

You can see Science in the left of it. It’s a pity that the picture isn’t so good butit’s possible to distinguish something similar to an armilar sphere.

Furthermore, in the frontispiece located in the left corner of the main facade there are some muses (?) and…

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

this one is measuring on a globe with a compass:

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

There always are mathematical objects everywhere!

Location: Birmingham City Council (map)

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