Architecture

Biba Story, 99 Kensington Highstreet

1973 Biba Fashion House 99 Kensington High Street

The grand art deco building contains 7 floors and opened in 1933. The Intro appears #OnThisDay 10th September https://wp.me/p9H7Q3-19D Biba fashion was based on inspirations from Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Kitsch. Bell swooping sleeves one of their signature shapes. The Designer Barbara Hulanicki and Simon Fitzsimon her husband spent a million or so on refurbishing …

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Brutalist Barbican buildings

Barbican Brutalist Architecture at its best

The Rise of the Barbican Complex As early as the mid-1950s to the end of that era they put submissions forward for designs what then became the Barbican. Plans grew to include an exhibition hall, residential flats, art gallery public lending library, restaurant, concert hall. Works started in 1963, and some were already taking form …

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The enchanting Neo Gothic building: Two Temple Place 1

The enchanting Neo Gothic building: Two Temple Place

No matter how you arrive at Two Temple place on the Victorian Embankment, you will come across many fine examples of London’s History, walking down Fleet Street from St Pauls Cathedral or using the Bus 4 from that direction towards Waterloo. Passing the Iconic 1880 Horace Jones Temple Bar Memorial in the middle of the …

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