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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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Curve Gallery Barbican Artist Francis Upritchard Pruitt Igoe 2018

Francis Upritchard Sculptured Art – Iron Age Cemetery Wetwang Slack

Francis Upritchard is a contemporary artist from New Zealand born in 1976. Studied at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Shortly after graduating in 1997 moved to London.  In 2001 Upritchard co set up an art space in Hackney, the Bart Wells Institute, that featured different artists, in a …

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Barbican Conservatory the second biggest conservatory in London

The Barbican Conservatory: Kew Gardens Brutalist altenative Gardens

Barbican Conservatory in London, the 2nd largest conservatory in London, the first being Kew Gardens The Barbican Conservatory, in the capital’s heart, is the 2nd largest Conservatory in London, 23,000 square feet, 2000 different plants of plans and trees. Kew Gardens must be in first place. We spotted palms, a tree’s flowers and large fish which …

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