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St George welcomes NAWIC to Battersea Reach
Architecture for Humanity files for bankruptcy
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners announced their new office, releasing the film ’The Leadenhall Building’
The anatomy of a building: Denys Lasdun and the Royal College of Physicians
A unique exhibition opening on 8 September marks the centenary of the birth of one of Brit
Designers in Residence
This annual exhibition, which celebrates new and emerging design talent, will open 10 Sept
Design, Architecture, Communication: A European Project with American Roots
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Rethinking the Urban Landscape
This new exhibition highlights the importance of landscape in shaping our cities.
Darling of the sixties to get new lease of life…
One of London’s most infamous landmarks, Centre Point tower at the east end of Oxford Street designed by Richard Seifert in the sixties begins its transformation to a second life today. Rick Mather Architects and Conran and Partners will create 82 exclusive residential apartments from the former office building for property developer Almacantar,
The building, including its highly acclaimed concrete fenestration, will undergo a full redevelopment. The changes have now been approved by Camden Council, and are supported by English Heritage and will respect the history of the original building, erected in 1966 on St Giles Circus.
The scheme has been enabled by the London wide relaxation of planning rules for change of use from commercial to residential in 2012.
Initially branded as a “White Elephant” by Londoners when completed in 1966, due in part to missing the propert