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Gothic Architecture London

Posted by on September 23, 2016 – 04:56 pm

Gothic Architecture London

Take a tour of the building which put the Great into Great Britain. Londons rich history means there is a hotchpotch of architectural styles in the capital, therefore in the space of ten minutes you could very well encounter gothic, neo-classical and art deco buildings, all jumbled up together in one area. Just to confuse things further its worth noting that many important buildings were partially destroyed in the Great Fire of 1, with sections of them rebuilt later; then again, its all part of the fun. Central London Westminster is as good a starting…

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Architecture courses London

Posted by on May 3, 2013 – 08:59 am

Architecture courses London

Architect Deborah Saunt, co-founder of DSDHA, and Clive Sall, one of the founders of the now-defunct studio FAT, will be the course leaders. Tutors will include Tom Holbrook, founder of Cambridge firm 5th Studio and a studio leader at the University of Cambridge Department of Architecture, James Soane, co-founder of London interior design studio Project Orange, and writer and critic Alan Powers. We agree that the role of the architect is not just to serve the world, but to question it,said Hunter. The world is changing rapidly in so many areas…

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Architecture College in London

Posted by on December 31, 2015 – 12:02 pm

Architecture College in London

Isabel and Philipp (King s first years) on a Faculty trip to Naples Welcome to the Architecture subject page at King’s. Here you will find an overview of Architecture at King’s, the Cambridge Architecture course, the people who teach and research in College, and information about making an application. Architecture at King s King’s has long been hospitable to Architecture and typically accepts 3 or 4 students out of the 45 students in the University reading Architecture each year. Architecture students divide their time between King’s and the Architecture…

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London Brutalist Architecture

Posted by on April 23, 2016 – 03:35 pm

London Brutalist Architecture

Do monolithic slabs of roughly-finished concrete make you go weak at the knees? If so, you are going to enjoy this roundup very much indeed. Brutalism’s bold, monumental, and on the whole, deadly serious style remains controversial, years after it was replaced by Post-Modernism and the Neo Vernacular style. There is a little confusion as to who first coined the term Brutalism — Swedish architect Hans Asplund claims to have used it in a conversation in 1950, but its first written usage was by English architect Alison Smithson in 1952. The term was…

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East London Architecture

Posted by on December 29, 2015 – 02:46 pm

East London Architecture

The portfolio is a very important part of the application process. It should reflect broad examples of your work. This will be used as evidence of your creative ability and potential. Your portfolio may include paintings, drawings, sketches, a personal sketchbook, design and photographic work, 3D-modelling, work in progress, etc. It should exhibit an understanding of spatial awareness. We like to see the creative and planning processes that have contributed to your work, not just the final pieces. We also like to see some work that reflects your…

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London Architecture History

Posted by on August 31, 2015 – 04:31 pm

London Architecture History

London: a sprawling megalopolis or still a collection of villages? Exploring the 2 years of London s expansion through its architecture, we will look not only at the great monuments but also at the everyday life of the city. Focusing on the key periods of urban development and architectural styles in comparison with other European cities will reveal the unique qualities of London s architecture. The course will discuss the relevant social, political and economic conditions of the city s development in a series of introductory lectures during the…

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Crystal Palace London Architecture

Posted by on August 16, 2016 – 11:42 am

Crystal Palace London Architecture

The Crystal Palace, 1851. © wikiarquitectura.com The Crystal Palace was a glass and cast iron structure built in London, England, for the Great Exhibition of 1851. The building was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton, an architect and gardener, and revealed breakthroughs in architecture, construction and design. More on the Crystal Palace after the break In January 1850 a committee was formed to choose the design for a temporary exhibition building that would showcase the latest technologies and innovations from around the world: The “Great Exhibition…

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Aberdeenshire Architects

Posted by on July 2, 2016 – 02:25 pm

Aberdeenshire Architects

Careers in Architecture Do you have a flair for design? Would you like to watch your ideas turn into a reality? Providing clients in Aberdeenshire with efficient, high quality buildings within strict cost and time limits can be an extremely challenging role, however, watching your ideas become a reality is one of the satisfying and rewarding aspects of choosing a career in Architecture. As an architect or architectural technologist working for Aberdeenshire Council, you would be involved in all aspects of building projects. From the initial briefing…

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London Architecture Museum

Posted by on November 11, 2015 – 12:45 pm

London Architecture Museum

Just a few streets away from the looming British Museum, the diminutive Cartoon Museum is easily missed but worth seeking out. Its mission is to preserve and promote British cartoon art, comic art and caricature and with a collection that dates from the 18th century to the present day, visitors of all ages will discover cartoons that tickle their fancy or spark a childhood memory. Playful and popular cartoon strips featuring The Bash Street Kids, Billy the Whizz and Dennis the Menace are shown alongside rarer and more politically minded works; if…

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Architecture of London

Posted by on July 5, 2015 – 11:44 am

Architecture of London

Verified Purchase Most of the pedestrians in London seem to walk with their eyes fixed firmly on the pavement - perhaps searching for the gold that they hope to find there. But the real treasure of London lies at or above eye-level in the architecture that lines every street. This beautifully written and illustrated book shows the interested walker all the wonderful heritage - some of it good, some bad, some awful - that most of us miss as we march from A to B. There are little nuggets of information in every entry, set out by street and district…

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