Explore Birmingham

Click to enlarge
Birmingham, Selfridges Store

Work is underway to research and record the city's buildings for the next of the Pevsner City Guides. We will continue to postGlossary Term information derived from this research as the project progresses.

Newly posted is a look at Birmingham's School of Art but don't miss the examination of one of Birmingham's finest commercial buildings of the 20th century: the PostGlossary Term and Mail Building; and pages covering the little known history of Birmingham's motor industry, from factories to showrooms.
Or just browse the pictures in our galleryGlossary Term

Follow the links to learn more.



A long room or passage; an upper storey above the aisles of a church, looking through arches to the nave; a balcony or mezzanine overlooking the main interior space of a building; or an external walkway.


Upright support in a structure.