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Location: United Kingdom

Laban Art Dance Centre by Herzog & de Meuron in Deptford, London, United Kingdom. Interior main theatre wallpainting.

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January 17, 2005 /

Laban Dance Centre
Herzog & de Meuron
Deptford, London, United Kingdom

Laban is located in south-east London, on the edge of Deptford Creek, surrounded by decaying blocks of council flats, scrapyards, and derelict industrial warehouses.

Serpentine Sackler Gallery by Zaha Hadid Architects in London, United Kingdom. 
Serpentine Sackler Gallery © 2013 Luke Hayes
September 26, 2013 /

Serpentine Sackler Gallery
Zaha Hadid Architects
London, United Kingdom

A former gunpowder store of severe Palladianism transformed for public use and adorned with pavilion of curvy splendor. Distinction rather than architectural assimilation at Zaha Hadid Architects’ Serpentine Sackler Gallery, opening up the existing listed building towards the surrounding lushness of Kensington Gardens.

May 08, 2014 /

Glasgow School of Art
Steven Holl Architects
Glasgow, United Kingdom

To design an addition to a well-recognized and globally respected masterpiece must be one of the most difficult tasks for architects. Steven Holl, one of the most talented American architects of our time, had to face this challenge in Scotland's largest city: Situated directly across the street from the main building of the Glasgow School of Art, the climax of the Scottish Art Nouveau, the prestigious Academy of Art asked him to construct a new building. It was inaugurated on April 9th - a good hundred years after the inauguration of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's magnum opus.

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