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Architecture of Wales

09 June 2009

1911 – Bangor University, Wales

Architect: H.T. Hare The university was founded as the University College of North Wales in October 1884 as the result of a campaign for better education in Wales, and was incorporated by charter...

09 June 2009

1923 – Bangor Signalbox, Wales

The LNWR built signal box dates from 1923 and was formerly Bangor No.2 but is now the sole box in the town on the North Wales Coast mainline.

09 June 2009

1999 – Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Architects: HOK + LOBB Partnership The Millennium Stadium is the national stadium of Wales, used primarily for rugby union and football home internationals. It has a capacity of 74,500. The centrepiece of the...

08 June 2009

2000 – Botanic Gardens of Wales, Llanarthney, Carmarthen

Architect: Foster + Partners This spectacular dome is the largest single span glasshouse in the world, and was designed by Norman Foster and Partners. Poised on the Welsh landscape like a giant raindrop,...

09 June 2009

2004 – Wales Millennium Center, Cardiff

Architect: Percy Thomas Partnership Opened in November 2004, the Wales Millennium Center has hosted performances of opera, ballet, dance and musicals. The building comprises two theatres, shops, bars and restaurants, and seven resident...