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06 May 2014

1962 – Unbuilt Proposal for St. James, Edinburgh

Architect: Sir Basil Spence Sir Basil Spence’s concept for the redevelopment of the St James area in 1962. The proposal involved the total obliteration of Leith Street and the construction of a subterranean...

01 January 2014

1962 – AMP Building, Sydney, Australia

This was Sydney’s first highrise to take advantage of the lifting of the 46m (150ft) height limit which was enforced until 1957. It dominated the city’s skyline for many years. Originally had a...

25 August 2010

1962 – 360 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Waisman Ross Sic storey building with pavilion-like top level. The corners are inverted which draws the eye to the cantilervered pavilion roof. Finished on concrete aggregate panels.

17 August 2010

1962 – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York

Architect: Max Abramovitz Part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and designed by Max Abramovitz ,the hall opened in 1962 as Philharmonic Hall, home of the New York Philharmonic, after the...

31 May 2010

1962 – United States Air Force Academy Chapel, Colorado Springs

Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Designed by architect Walter Netsch of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, and controversial in its design, the Cadet Chapel has become a classic and highly regarded example of...

12 April 2010

1962 – Church of our Lady Mother of Divine Grace, Raheny, Co. Dublin

Architect: Peppard & Duffy Modern church recalling the design of Irish Romanesque doorways at Abbeys and churches. Not completely successful, the remainder of the church is quite boxy.

19 February 2010

1962 – Bord Failte, Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Designed to cost as little as possible, the headquarters of Bord Failte (Irish Tourist Board) occupies a very important site at the Baggot Street crossing of the Grand Canal....

10 February 2010

1962 – Hawkins House, Poolbeg Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Bennett In a poll in 1998, this was voted the worst building in Dublin by the readers of Archiseek. Now due for a badly needed facelift, this much derided building...

14 December 2009

1962 – Tour CIBC, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Peter Dickinson, Ross, Fish, Duschenes and Barrett La Tour CIBC measures 187 meters in height and counts forty-five storeys.This slender tower has only 1,400 square meters per floor. This is due to...

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