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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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Landscape Architecture jobs London

Posted by on June 8, 2016 – 07:57 am

Landscape Architecture jobs London

Landscape architect London, United Kingdom We are an international design practice driven by the pursuit of quality in all areas of design. We believe the relationship between a building and its setting is critical for the success of any project. We are looking to further grow our in-house skills and offer the opportunity for a talented landscape architect to join the landscape team. You will support the design team on the design of both hard and soft landscape for architectural and urban design projects and competitions. You’ll be working closely…

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Architecture Studios London

Posted by on November 29, 2015 – 04:41 pm

Architecture Studios London

EmailPinterestTwitterFacebook Foster and Partners is an international studio for architecture, planning and design led by Norman Foster and a group of Senior Partners. Norman Foster s philosophy of integration can be seen in the way the practice s London design studio works; it is essentially one large open space, shared equally by everyone, and free of subdivisions to encourage good communication between the many people who come together there. fosterandpartners.com London, United Kingdom Allies and Morrison is an architecture and urban planning…

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Architecture Awards UK

Posted by on January 1, 2016 – 11:25 am

Architecture Awards UK

A British School at Rome Architecture Award enables architects and architectural historians to immerse themselves in this visually stunning city whilst also benefiting from the BSR’s internationally-important Architectural exhibition programme and its unique residential research community. The closing dates for residencies tenable in 2016-17 have passed, but information is given below for reference. Scholars’ Prize in Architecture The Scholars’ Prize in Architecture is an exciting and valuable opportunity for an early-career architect or post-Part…

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