The Department Store

The Department Store
The Department Store
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In 2015, the architectural practice Squire and Partners purchased a dilapidated three storey department store in the centre of Brixton.
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Hardman Square Pavilion
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Hardman Square Pavilion stands at the heart of Spinningfields, Manchester's busy commercial district, yet this new building is utterly unlike the surrounding metallic and glass towers; the structure is timber, an exposed glulam frame which is clad with timber weatherboards overlaid with planting.
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Velux Headquarters
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The building is the UK sales and marketing office of The VELUX Company, the Danish manufacturer of windows and roof-lights. According to the client's brief, the design was to be 'a practical demonstration of VELUX products in an inspirational setting'.
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White Scar Caves
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The Three Peaks of Yorkshire - Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-ghent, - are riddled with underground passages and caves, of which one of the most famous is White Scar Caves.
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Wolfson Tree Management Centre
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Two radical timber buildings at the National Arboretum in Gloucestershire demonstrate how timber from trees felled in the routine maintenance of the estate were processed on site into structure and cladding, and constructed by volunteers and trainee carpenters.
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Woodland Trust Headquarters
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The Woodland Trust is a charity devoted to the conservation of the UK's woodland. Its new headquarters in Grantham, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, aims to communicate the mission and values of the Trust and, in practical terms, to accommodate 200 workstations in open plan office space.
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The Tower of Love
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One new building stands out on the Golden Mile - a faceted three-storey tower set on a long, low plinth and covered with gold shingles which sparkle in the light. This is Festival House, an award winning building designed by architect dRMM.
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The Welcome Building
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Westonbirt, the National Arboretum near Tetbury in Gloucestershire is one of the most spectacular collections of trees in the world.
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The Handlebar Café
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The building follows the form of a pair of railway carriages; their long single-storey shapes with gently arched roofs are linked by a lower roof and one of the pair is set further back from the other, as if they were passing on different tracks.
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The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience
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The Macallan, the distinguished single malt whisky, has been produced in Speyside since 1824, and its new building is set into the sloping contours of the estate grounds.
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