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Borough hotel gets greenlight

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The Polish Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia  

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Riccardo De Cal presents his exhibition, Into the Labyrinth from June 17- August 21, 2016 

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Design + Build Workshop, Sierra Leone 2016 

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10.10.2016 

International Conference on Building Envelopes of the Future 

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A new hotel in the shadow of the Shard on Borough High Street in London has been given planning permission
Squire and Partners’ plans for a boutique hotel on Borough High Street in Southwark, London were consented on 21.7.16, for client Raykor Limited. The area of Borough on the Southbank in London is rapidly developing and has been transformed in recent years following the completion of the Shard Tower which has become a landmark for the area pulling in new busnesses and retail outlets. The seven-storey hotel will provide 50 guest rooms alongside a public cafe and reception space at ground level.  The main façade of five storeys has a bottom-middle-top arrangement inspired by the building next door. At ground level is a public café, framed in glazed brick and animating the streetscape. The middle section has regular punched hole windows, while a cornice line and a half brick recess defines the top storey. The two set-back top floors replicate the patterns and propo

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