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TOP BRITISH BUILDINGS

A look at some of Britain's favourite buildings, from private houses to power stations.

TOP BRITISH BUILDINGS - Top Four Results

Building Hopkins House

Hopkins House

The Hopkins' pioneering high-tech home is made from factory components.

Building Sainsbury Centre for the Arts

Sainsbury Centre for the Arts

A museum like no other, Norman Foster's centre is one continuous space uninterrupted by columns or walls. It displays all the characteristics of High Tech: flexibility, assembly from factory-made parts and the option for future expansion.

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What makes up the areas in which we inhabit?

Building Lloyd's Building

Lloyd's Building

Richard Rogers' distinctive building for Lloyd's places all the services on the outside to leave clear and flexible footplates. It gave the world's oldest insurance market a new modern look

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Battersea Power Station

Once it supplied power to London, now Battersea is set to become one of the capital's newest residential neighbourhoods.

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Albert Memorial

A lavish memorial commissioned by the grief-stricken Queen Victoria and dedicated to the memory of her beloved husband Prince Albert.

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Wills Memorial Building

This astonishing Gothic-style building was completed in 1925, at a time when the Gothic style had largely faded away.

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Charing Cross railway station

Having celebrated it's 150th anniversary, Charing Cross railway station is a true historic London landmark.

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Architecture at the end of 1912

The last years of the Edwardian era were yielding challenges, but left us a legacy of fine buildings and streetscapes.

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Eden Project

Inspired in part by the geodesic structures of Buckminster Fuller, Nicholas Grimshaw's series of interlinked light-weight domes transformed a former q…

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Robin Hood Gardens

The site for Robin Hood Gardens was not a promising one and posed challenges for its architects.

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Cambridge in Concrete

For too long, the post-war contributions to the architecture of Cambridge has been ignored.

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Buckingham Palace

The work of several architects since the 18th century, it only became the main residence of British monarchs in 1837.

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Building Big in London

Architects have worked to design thoughtful and thought-provoking tall buildings in London. What are the reasons to build high?

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Bus station at Newbury Park

The opening of Oliver Hill's bold reinforced concrete bus shelter at Newbury Park was delayed by World War II.

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Claremont House mausoleum

After the death of Princess Charlotte in 1817, designs were made to turn part of Claremont House to a mausoleum.

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Keeling House

Keeling House, was architect Denys Lasdun's attempt to break away from certain ideas of mass housing derived from Le Corbusier.

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London Olympic Stadium 1908

Originally built for the Franco-British Exhibition, the stadium in Shepherd's Bush was home to London's first Olympics

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London Underground

Now over 150 years old, London's Metropolitan line was the world's first underground railway.

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St Paul's Cathedral

Wren's masterpiece in the heart of London was a symbol of Britain's survival through the adversity of World War II.

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Stockwell Bus Garage

Stockwell bus garage is another piece of London's 'hidden' architecture that keeps the city moving.

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Tyne Bridge

An engineering landmark and a symbol of Newcastle.

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The Crystal Palace

The Crystal Palace, one of the most influential pieces of architecture, was designed not by an architect but by a gardener, Joseph Paxton, with the as…

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Embankment Place

With its prominent arch-shaped roof rising above the platforms of Charing Cross station, the Terry Farrell-designed Embankment Place is a Postmodern l…

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