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Architectural Salvage, Belfast

Posted by on October 25, 2021 – 02:28 am

Architectural Salvage, Belfast

I m standing in the former home of Jonathan Fyffe, surrounded by old fireplaces and their grates, brass doorknobs, mirrors, doors and fancy tiles. I went down Belfast s York Road to investigate Jennymount Street. Situated just past Thompsons feed factory and before the mill building, I found the proud home of Architectural Salvage, which started out from one small house on the street Jon bought for £200 in 1979. He explained from this part of York Road towards the city centre in the late 70 s and early 80 s was becoming totally derelict. Instead…

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Subjects needed for Architecture

Posted by on August 22, 2021 – 01:33 am

Subjects needed for Architecture

For architecture courses, structural engineering, architectural history, principles of environmental design and building material studies are all key early parts of BA or BSc programmes. Some institutions such as the University of Cambridge concentrate a large part of their programme on giving students a detailed understanding of the history of architecture whilst others immediately concentrate on the physics and engineering behind buildings and how to piece together their workings. Coventry University offers a BSc in Architecture which splits into…

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Home, Belfast

Posted by on August 18, 2021 – 01:32 am

Home, Belfast

The Home of Fresh Taste in the Heart of Belfast Fresh. Local. Seasonal. That’s been the Home philosophy for years. One of the leading restaurants Belfast city centre diners enjoy time and time again. When you are looking for that unmistakable home cooked flavour combined with innovative menus and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere, there really is no place like Home. Of all the places to eat in Belfast, we offer the best selection of fresh, healthy and delicious cuisine—dishes that will awaken your taste buds, comfort you and put a smile on your face…

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Historical buildings in England

Posted by on August 2, 2021 – 01:24 am

Historical buildings in England

If a building is considered by the Secretary of State (for Culture, Media and Sport) to be of special architectural or historic interest it will be included in a list of such buildings. The designation regime is set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990. The list is maintained by Historic England and is available online through the National Heritage List for England. Applications for new entries and to remove or amend an existing entry are made to Historic England. It will investigate the merits of the application…

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Architects Clerkenwell

Posted by on June 6, 2021 – 11:47 pm

Architects Clerkenwell

Smithfields Market: its western extensions may be demolished to make way for more unthinking, computer-generated design. Photo: David Sillitoe Vladimir Ilych Ulyanov edited and printed issues 22 to 38 of Iskra (The Spark) from a tiny office at 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1, a building that looks, from a distance, like a Georgian doll s house. Since 1933, this has been the Marx Memorial Library, the radical heart of old Clerkenwell, a once fiercely working-class and now modish middle-class quarter of central London, peppered with creative folk…

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Todd Architects Belfast

Posted by on May 21, 2021 – 11:33 pm

Todd Architects Belfast

Our company was established in Belfast by Barrie Todd in the challenging climate of the late 1970’s, and we have now grown to become the largest locally owned architectural practice in Northern Ireland. Whilst we carry out work across the British Isles and overseas, our Belfast office still sits at the heart of our organisation. Our studios are located within workspace the practice refurbished in Titanic House, the listed former Harland & Wolff headquarters in Titanic Quarter – where the practice has been heavily engaged over the past ten…

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London England buildings

Posted by on September 27, 2020 – 04:58 pm

London England buildings

The City of London is in an area that has no indigenous building stone; its underlying layers of sand, gravel and clay are poorly consolidated materials that are not suitable for use as building stones. Despite this, stone has been used as a major construction material in London since Roman times. The building stones of London takes you on a journey from AD 200 to the present explaining what materials were used in some of London s great buildings: Londinium Remnants of the Roman defensive walls near the Tower of London. Remnants of the Roman defensive…

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Belfast Architecture

Posted by on September 15, 2020 – 04:49 pm

Belfast Architecture

This first degree on Architecture (RIBA Part 1) leads to the postgraduate Part 2 and 3 programmes, which can be taken at our institution or elsewhere. Many of our graduates return to our postgraduate Part 2 programme. Our graduates can be found involved with a surprisingly wide range of activities. Many continue to work in private architectural practices ranging in size from two or three people to a staff of over 100, providing a general practice service to private and institutional clients, designing individual houses, social housing, commercial…

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Assembly Rooms, Belfast

Posted by on March 3, 2020 – 02:15 pm

Assembly Rooms, Belfast

Of the many commercial buildings that reflect life in 18th century Belfast the one that stands out the most is the Exchange and Assembly Rooms, until recently the Northern Bank. It stands on the corner of North St and Waring St. 1769 - The Earl of Donegall, an absentee landlord, celebrating the birth of his son George Augustus, paid £4, for the building of a single storey building called The Exchange1776 -The Earl added a second storey, designed by the distinguished London architect Sir Robert Taylor, known as the Assembly Rooms . This new addition…

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Architects Journal online

Posted by on February 16, 2020 – 01:52 pm

Architects Journal online

The AR is overseen by editor Christine Murray, and covers architecture and design around the world. Previous editors of the magazine include renowned historian Nikolaus Pevsner. Murray told Dezeen that, although the company plans to focus on digital, she believes the print editions of the magazines could continue to run with support from the architectural industry. The company s strategy is to be less reliant on print in general, particularly in markets that will no longer support that medium,she said. In architecture, print will likely remain…

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