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11 July 2009

Irish architects maintain their winning touch

Irish architects may be on their knees, with up to half of the profession made redundant or working three-day weeks due to the collapse of the construction industry here, but with more time...

07 July 2009

1883 – Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London

Architect: George Edmund Street Selected after an invited competition pitted the star-architects of the day against each other for this important comission. Invited were: Henry R. Abraham, Edward Middleton Barry, Raphael Brandon, William...

07 July 2009

1908 – Proposed Addition to The Royal Courts of Justice, London

Architect: Sir Henry Tanner

06 July 2009

1882 – Evangelical Protestant Deconesses Institution & Training Hospital, Tottenham, London

Architect: Edward C. Robins In 1865 a Dr Laseron decided to found a hospital where ladies could be trained to nurse the sick poor. Thus, the Evangelical Protestant Deaconesses’ Institution and Training Hospital...

06 July 2009

1905 – New Shipping Offices, Cockspur Street, London

Architect: Sir Henry Tanner 2nd. Premiated Design

06 July 2009

1905 – Lambeth Municipal Buildings, Brixton Hill, London

Architect: H.P. Burke Downing 2nd. Premiated Design

11 June 2009

2002 – City Hall, London

Architects: Foster and Partners City Hall was designed by Foster and Partners, whose design brief was to create a building for the GLA (Greater London Authority) that would become a new landmark for...

11 June 2009

1984 – Lloyds, London

Architects: Richard Rogers Partnership The most famous example of Roger’s work with the services exposed on the outside, Lloyds is a modern London landmark. While the six towers are the most noticeable features,...

11 June 2009

1873 – Butler’s Wharf, London

Butler’s Wharf was built between 1871-73 as a shipping wharf and warehouse complex, accommodating goods unloaded from ships using the port of London. It contained what was reputedly the largest tea warehouse in...

11 June 2009

1894 – Tower Bridge, London

Architect: Wolfe Barry & Horace Jones The Tower Bridge, named after its two impressive towers, is one of London’s best known landmarks. This Victorian Bridge is now more than 100 years old. Designed...