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10 July 2014

1970s – Proposed Redevelopment of The Rocks, Sydney

Proposed redevelopment of The Rocks area of Sydney in the 1970s. The Rocks is the oldest part of the city and contains many heritage buildings. From November 1971 until 1975, the New South...

10 July 2014

1900 – Estação da Luz, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Architect: Charles H. Driver Designed by the British architect, Charles Henry Driver, with all of its building materials also coming from England. Driver died just before its completion. Decades after its construction, the...

10 July 2014

1872 – Mercado Central, Santiago, Chile

Architect: Charles H. Driver & Edward Woods In the 1870s Driver designed this impressive market building which was constructed in Britain and shipped to Santiago, one of the major prefabricated buildings of the...

10 July 2014

Temple Bar Umbrellas win German Design Award

The German Design Council’s cross-disciplinary architectural competition took place for the second time this year and honored a total of 48 submissions from numerous high-quality entries with the highest award Best of Best....

09 July 2014

1895 – Railway Station, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

Architect: Berkeley Deane Wise Mock Tudor station, constructed to replace the station of 1862 that was destroyed by fire, for Belfast & Northern Counties Railway Co. Still in use today by Northern Ireland...

09 July 2014

1896 – Railway Station, Carnalea, Co. Down

Architect: George P. Culverwell First opened by the B.C.D.R. (Belfast & County Down Railway) in 1877 with only an up platform, and a brake van as an office. The company built a station...

07 July 2014

1901 – Proposal for Queen Victoria Memorial, Buckingham Palace, London

Architect: Ernest George Unsuccessful entry in architectural competition to design a memorial for Queen Victoria for the front of Buckingham Palace.

07 July 2014

1901 – Restaurant and Club, Stratford, London

Architect: S.B. Russell “This building is the first of a series intended to be erected by the West Ham Club and Restaurant Co. The company’s prospectus contains the following : “The company has...

07 July 2014

1901 – Passmore Edwards Library, Bow, London

Architect: S.B. Russell Largely completed as illustrated, although some of the more decorative elements such as the plaque on the gable and the cupola were never finished. “This building is in the Roman-road,...