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Viñoly performs in Leicester
Theatre provides catalist for regeneration
New York based Rafael Viñoly Architects have just celebrated the fifth year of operation of their London office which services projects in Europe. Having recently completed the Mahler 4 tower in Amsterdam, the office is now working on the Leicester Performing Arts Centre. Drawing on experience of his Kimmel Centre in Philadelphia ..............more
 
Death sparks uncertainty for Moscow icon. On Sunday 5th February 2006, Viktor Melnikov died at the age of 91, leaving the house built by his father, the great architect Konstantin Melnikov, to the Russian state, as well as his archive. Viktor had safe-guarded the house ever since his father died in 1974. The extraordinary building, that has become the icon of the Russian Avant Garde, was one of few private houses to be built under Communism...............more
 
Fringe benefits. Consented 19-storey office scheme promotes regeneration of Northern City fringe Detailed planning consent for a new 81 metre high office development has been granted by Hackney Council following submission of an application by agents GVA Grimley on behalf of City Assets Ltd. The scheme begins a new phase of the economic regeneration of the South..............more
 
Concerns grow over London's planning rules Controversial plans for a large scale redevelopment on London’s South Bank have been revealed by P&O Estates. The 460 ft high cluster development, dubbed the Three Sisters has been designed by London based architects Allies and Morrison. The scheme is expected to be given a green light due to precedent-setting (over)rulings..............more
 
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