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City Of Westminster

Gap House / Pitman Tozer

01:00 - 10 July, 2013
Gap House / Pitman Tozer, © Nick Kane
© Nick Kane

© Nick Kane © Nick Kane © Nick Kane © Nick Kane + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    City of Westminster, United Kingdom
  • Area

    185.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

AD Classics: The Crystal Palace / Joseph Paxton

01:00 - 5 July, 2013
AD Classics: The Crystal Palace / Joseph Paxton, The Crystal Palace, 1851. © wikiarquitectura.com
The Crystal Palace, 1851. © wikiarquitectura.com

The Crystal Palace was a glass and cast iron structure built in London, England, for the Great Exhibition of 1851. The building was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton, an architect and gardener, and revealed breakthroughs in architecture, construction and design. More on the Crystal Palace after the break...

The State Opening of The Great Exhibition in 1851, colour lithograph by Louis Haghe.© <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/'>Wikimedia</a> Commons First sketch for the Great Exhibition Building by Sir Joseph Paxton. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London The incredible length of the interior space, 1851. © paristeampunk.canalblog.com Detail © greatbuildings.com + 13

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2002 / Toyo Ito + Cecil Balmond + Arup

01:00 - 18 March, 2013
© Sylvain Deleu
© Sylvain Deleu

Toyo Ito, recipient of the Pritzker Prize 2013, along with Cecil Balmond and Arup were in charge of the design of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion back in 2002. What appeared to be an extremely complex random pattern was in fact derived from an algorithm of a cube that expanded as it rotated. The intersecting lines formed different triangles and trapezoids, whose transparency and translucency gave a sense of infinitely repeated motion.

You can see more images of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2002 after the break. And don't forget to check ArchDaily's exclusive coverage of the 2013 Pritzker Prize.

Penhaligon / Jenner Studio

00:00 - 31 January, 2013
Penhaligon / Jenner Studio, © Michael Franke
© Michael Franke

© Michael Franke © Michael Franke © Michael Franke © Michael Franke + 37