Former home to one of the largest banks in the world and now a hotel, this building still retains the feel of luxury and excess.
Before its demolition in 2010, to make way for Walbrook Square designed by Foster + Partners, Bucklersbury House had stood on its plot on Cannon Street for over 50 years.
We are celebrating London History Day with a week-long look at the changing urban environment around Number 1 Poultry, the subject of our current exhibition ‘Circling the Square’.
James Stirling was renowned for his clashing palette of primary colours which feature strikingly in his work. While mostly celebrated, his embrace and use of loud colours has sometimes put him at odds with those looking for a more muted palette, but has always left a bold impression on the people he met.
A total of 85 buildings across the capital have been shortlisted for RIBA London Awards this year.
For some local authorities in London, Design Review is now embedded in the planning process.
Was this Britain’s first example of ‘glass box’ architecture?
Extra care housing for the elderly is being integrated into urban regeneration projects with no barriers in sight.