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Guide to London's Contemporary Architecture

  • 1st Edition - March 9, 1994
  • Authors: Kenneth Allinson, Victoria Thornton
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 7 8 3 4 - 6

Guide to London's Contemporary Architecture provides a guide to the wealth of architecture completed in London. The book first offers information on the buildings located in the… Read more

Guide to London's Contemporary Architecture

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Guide to London's Contemporary Architecture provides a guide to the wealth of architecture completed in London. The book first offers information on the buildings located in the City of London and the Docklands. These include the Broadgate Complex, Alban Gate, Bracken House, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Queen Street offices, Girozentrale Vienna, Minster Court, Billingsgate Securities Market, Canary Wharf, Financial Times Printing Works, Isle of Dogs Neighborhood Center, Reuters Technical Services Centre, and the David Mellor building. The publication examines the structures found in the East End, West End, and north London. Discussions focus on Sainsbury Wing, National Gallery, Sackler Gallery, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center, Richmond House, Clore Gallery, Lauriston Studios, Leyton Fire Station, Lisson/Bell Street galleries, Lisson Grove offices and flats, Sainsbury supermarket and housing, Crowndale Centre, Nightingale house, and the Bisterne Avenue apartments. The text takes a look at the edifices located in west London, including Richmond Riverside, Sterling Hilton Hotel, Thames Wharf Studios, St Mary's Church, Barnes, Metropolis Studios, and the Fowler/Jestico house. The publication is a dependable reference for architects and design engineers interested in the architecture of London.