TOP BRITISH BUILDINGS
A look at some of Britain's favourite buildings, from private houses to power stations.
The Hopkins' pioneering high-tech home is made from factory components.
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.
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
Inspired in part by the geodesic structures of Buckminster Fuller, Nicholas Grimshaw's series of interlinked light-weight domes transformed a former quarry in Cornwall into a habitat for growing rainforest and Mediterranean plants.
The Crystal Palace was a London landmark and the loss of this innovative building in a devastating in 1936 was felt locally and internationally – Le C…
With its prominent arch-shaped roof rising above the platforms of Charing Cross station, the Terry Farrell-designed Embankment Place is a Postmodern l…