Hackney Hospital, formerly the Union Workhouse ~ built in 1841 as a workhouse. In 1930, the workhouse came under the control of the London County Council, becoming Hackney Hospital. The final hospital departments closed in 1995. Described as "arguably the worst general hospital psychiatric facility in the country. The site was cramped & the monolithic workhouse became ill suited to modern medical standards."
Visions of an Industrial Age // Hayward Gallery, London | '' It is an icon of sixties brutalist architecture and is one of the few remaining buildings of this style. The Hayward was designed by a group of young architects, including Dennis Crompton, Warren Chalk and Ron Herron. ''
London-UK. The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, England (the others are the Science Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum). Its main frontage is on Cromwell Road. The museum is an exempt charity, and a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. #London #UK
Jenners Department Store, commonly known simply as Jenners, is located at the corner of Princes Street and South St David Street. For a long time, Jenners was a family-run business, but was brought under the ownership of House of Fraser. It has maintained its original position on Princes Street since 1838. Known as the "Harrods of the North", it has held a Royal Warrant since 1911.
Funded by an £8 million donation from British inventor, designer and engineer James Dyson, this new hub for innovation and invention at the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering was designed by Nicholas Hare Architects. The new James Dyson building is now home to some of the brightest engineering minds in the country undertaking post …