Saturday, 30 May 2015

62-63 Pall Mall completes, first images, built to an extraordinarily high standard. see forthcoming Architecture Today July-August issue for review by Ian Latham and photographs by Peter Durrant:

View across Pickering Place of the hand made white brick facade

The cellars excavated below the new building vaulted in terracotta tiles to the Guastavino Brothers' system calculated out by Michael Ramage at Cambridge University

The rear elevation perched up four storeys in the air on slender colonettes rising through a glass lens

Detail of the white brick elevation emerging through glass

The new building folding into the white glazed tiled re-entrant of Norman Shaw's original building

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