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11 June 2009

1906 – Design for New Town Hall, Durban, South Africa

Architect: Mitchell Raine & W.S. Paine One of the runner-up designs in the architectural competition to design a new townhall for Durban.

10 June 2009

2004 – 30 St Mary Axe (Swiss Re), London

Architects: Foster + Partners

10 June 2009

1823-53, British Museum, London

Architect: Sir Robert Smirke / Foster + Partners The core of today’s British Museum, including the great south front, was designed in 1823 by Sir Robert Smirke (1780-1867) in Greek Revival style, but...

10 June 2009

2002 – Urbis, Manchester

Architects: Ian Simpson Designed by the local firm Ian Simpson Architects and built in 2002, Urbis is located at the heart of Manchester’s redeveloped Millennium Quarter. Replacing a carpark in an area devastated...

10 June 2009

1939 – Daily Express Building, Manchester

Architect: Sir Owen Williams Sir Owen Williams impressive 1939 glass building on Great Ancoats Street in the Northern Quarter was a copy of its sister building on Fleet Street, London. It features typical...

10 June 2009

1967 – Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Architects: Frederick Gibberd In 1930 Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) was commissioned to provide a design which would be an appropriate response to the Giles Gilbert Scott designed Neo-gothic Anglican cathedral then emerging at...

10 June 2009

1925 – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Architects: W. & T. R. Milburn

10 June 2009

1924 – Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool

Architect: Giles Gilbert Scott In 1902 an open design competition to design a cathedral attracted over 100 entries including designs from noted architects such as Charles Rennie Mackintosh. In 1903 the assessors selected...

10 June 2009

1907 – Port of Liverpool Building

Architects: Hobbs & Thornely / Briggs & Wolstenholme On the exterior of this imposing Portland Stone building is a large drum and dome. Inside an octagonal hall rises to the dome, with galleries...