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Paternoster Square
Paternoster Square is an urban development, owned by the Mitsubishi Estate Co. is one of the largest real-estate developers in Japan and is involved in property management and architecture research and design. As of 2018, Mitsubishi Estate has the most valuable portfolio in the Japanese real estate industry, with a total ..., next to St Paul's Cathedral St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglicanism, Anglican cathedral in London. As the seat of the Bishop of London, the cathedral serves as the mother church of the Diocese of London. It sits on Ludgate Hill at the highest point of the City of London a ... in the City of London The City of London is a city A city is a large .Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography''. London: Penguin.Kuper, A. and Kuper, J., eds (1996) ''The Social Science Encyclopedia''. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. It .... The area, which takes its name from Paternoster Row Paternoster Row was a street in the City of Lond ...
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St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican Anglicanism is a Western Western may refer to: Places *Western, Nebraska, a village in the US *Western, New York, a town in the US *Western Creek, Tasmania, a locality in Australia *Western Junction, Tasmania, a locality in Australia * ... cathedral A cathedral is a church (building), church that contains the ''cathedra'' () of a bishop, thus serving as the central church of a diocese, Annual Conference, conference, or episcopate. Churches with the function of "cathedral" are usually spec ... in London. As the seat of the Bishop of London The Bishop of London is the Ordinary (church officer), ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury. The diocese covers of 17 boroughs of Greater London north of the Thames, River Thames (historically the ..., the cathedral serves as the mother church Mother church or matrice is a term depicting the Christian Church Christian Church is a Pro ...
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William Holford
William Graham Holford, Baron Holford (22 March 1907 – 17 October 1975) was a British architect and Urban planner, town planner. Biography Holford was educated at Diocesan College, Cape Town and returned to Johannesburg. From 1925–30 he studied architecture at the University of Liverpool, where he won the British Prix de Rome in Architecture to the British School at Rome in 1930. While in Rome he met British mural painter Marjorie Brooks, who had independently won the British Prix de Rome for Painting, and married her in 1933. He was a lecturer at the University of Liverpool from 1933 and succeeded Patrick Abercrombie as Professor of Civic Design there in 1937. In 1948 he again succeeded Abercrombie as Professor of Town Planning at University College, London; a post he held until he retired in 1970. Holford was Knight Bachelor, knighted in 1953 and on 29 January 1965 he was made a life peer as Baron Holford, of Kemp Town in the County of Sussex by the Harold Wilson, Wilson ...
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Injunction
An injunction is a legal Law is a system A system is a group of Interaction, interacting or interrelated elements that act according to a set of rules to form a unified whole. A system, surrounded and influenced by its environment, is described by its boundari ... and equitable remedyEquitable remedies are judicial remedies developed by courts of Equity (law), equity from about the time of Henry VIII of England, Henry VIII to provide more flexible responses to changing social conditions than was possible in precedent-based common ... in the form of a special court order A court order is an official proclamation by a judge A judge is a person who presides over court A court is any person or institution, often as a government A government is the system or group of people governing an organize ... that compels a party A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host A host is a person responsible for guests at an eve ...
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Occupy London
Occupy London was a movement for social justice in London, England, and part of the international Occupy movement. While some media described it as an "anti-capitalist" movement, in the statement written and endorsed by consensus by the Occupy assembly in the first two days of the occupation, occupiers defined themselves as a movement working to create alternatives to an "unjust and undemocratic" system. A second statement endorsed the following day called for "real global democracy". Due to a pre-emptive injunction, the protesters were prevented from their original aim to camp outside the London Stock Exchange. A camp was set up nearby next to St Paul's Cathedral. On 18 January 2012, Mr Keith Lindblom, Justice Lindblom granted an injunction against continuation of the protest but the protesters remained in place pending an appeal. The appeal was refused on 22 February, and just past midnight on 28 February, bailiffs supported by City of London police began to remove the tents. T ...
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William Whitfield (architect)
Sir William Whitfield (21 October 1920 – 16 March 2019) was a British architect and town planner. Early life Whitfield was born in Stockton-on-Tees into a coal-owning family and studied architecture at Newcastle University, King's College, Newcastle (later the Newcastle University School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape), where he was admitted at the unusually early age of 16, and where he later studied Town Planning after the Second World War. Career Whitfield designed the Glasgow University Library (1968) and the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery Extension at the University of Glasgow (1962–81), as well as an extension to the Newcastle University Students' Union building (1964) and University Theatre (now unrecognisable and called the Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northern Stage). He designed the Business School and the Science Library at Durham University (both now extended). In 1970 a major bush-hammered concrete Brutalist extension to Whitfield's design wa ...
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Pastiche
A pastiche is a work of visual art The visual arts are art forms such as painting Painting is the practice of applying paint Paint is any pigmented liquid, liquefiable, or solid mastic composition that, after application to a substrate in a thin layer, converts to ..., literature, theatre, music, or architecture that imitates the style or character of the work of one or more other artists. Unlike parody A parody, also called a spoof, a send-up, a take-off, a lampoon, a play on (something), or a caricature, is a creative work designed to imitate, comment on, and/or make fun of its subject by means of satire, satiric or irony, ironic imitation. Ofte ..., pastiche celebrates, rather than mocks, the work it imitates. The word ''pastiche'' is a French cognate In linguistics Linguistics is the scientific study of language A language is a structured system of communication used by humans, including speech (spoken language), gestures (Signed langu ...
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Charles, Prince Of Wales
Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent An heir apparent is a person who is first in an order of succession An order of succession or right of succession is the line of individuals entitled to hold a high office when it becomes vacated such as head of state A head of state ... to the British throne The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the monarch exercises authority in accordance with a written or ... as the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy A constitutional mon .... He has been heir apparent as well as Duke of Cornwall Duke o ...
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John Simpson (architect)
John Simpson (born 9 November 1954), is a British architect. Education and career Simpson studied architecture at University College London. He is Principal oJohn Simpson Architects LLP, Chartered Architects and Urban Designers London. He is a member of Royal Institute of British Architects. Simpson is well known for being one of the few modern-day architects designing in the classical style, also known as New Classical Architecture. A profile of Simpson's design for his own house featured on the Sky Arts programme ''The Art of Architecture'' in 2019. Quote "Having rejected International Modernism he sought to show how the classical language of architecture could be used in contemporary economic, technical and functional requirements. His work is derived largely from Georgian architecture, Georgian sources and he made his name with Ashfold House in West Sussex (1991), influenced by John Soane, Soane’s architecture." (James Stevens Curl, ''Dictionary of Architecture'') Maj ...
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Arup Group Limited
Arup (officially Arup Group Limited) is a British Multinational corporation, multinational professional services firm headquartered in London which provides engineering, architecture, design, planning, project management and Consultant, consulting services for all aspects of the built environment. Founded by Ove Arup, Sir Ove Arup in 1946, the firm has over 16,000 staff based in 96 offices across 35 countries around the world. Arup has participated in projects in over 160 countries. Arup is owned in Trust law, trust, the beneficiaries of which are Arup's past and present employees, who receive a share of the firm's operating profit each year. History Arup was founded in London in 1946, as the Ove N. Arup Consulting Engineers by Ove Arup. He set out to build a firm where professionals of diverse disciplines could work together to produce projects of greater quality than was achievable by them working in isolation. In 1970, the firm reformed as "Ove Arup & Partners". In 1963, ...
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The Guardian
''The Guardian'' is a British daily newspaper. It was founded in 1821 as ''The Manchester Guardian'', and changed its name in 1959. Along with its sister papers ''The Observer ''The Observer'' is a British newspaper published on Sundays. In the same place on the political spectrum A political spectrum is a system to characterize and classify different in relation to one another. These positions sit upon one ...'' and ''The Guardian Weekly ''The Guardian Weekly'' is an international English-language news magazine based in London, UK. It is one of the world's oldest international news publications and has readers in more than 170 countries. Editorial content is drawn from its sist ...'', ''The Guardian'' is part of the Guardian Media Group Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British-based mass media Mass media refers to a diverse array of media Media may refer to: Physical means Communication * Media (communication), tools used to deliver i ...
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Lord Mayor Of London
The Lord Mayor of London is the mayor In many countries, a mayor is the highest-ranking official An official is someone who holds an office (function or mandate, regardless whether it carries an actual working space with it) in an organization or government A governme ... of the City of London The City of London is a City status in the United Kingdom, city, Ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial county and local government district that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London. It c ... and the leader Leadership, both as a research area and as a practical skill, encompasses the ability of an individual, group or organization An organization, or organisation (English in the Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth English; American and Br ... of the City of London Corporation The City of London Corporation, officially and legally the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, is t ...
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Robert Finch (Lord Mayor)
Sir Robert Gerard Finch (born 1944 in Ootacamund, India – 31 March 2016) was a British businessman, lawyer, and Lord Mayor of London from 23 July 2003 to 22 July 2004. Born in British Raj, British India, Finch was educated at Felsted School and University of Law, the College of Law. He joined Linklaters in 1969, progressed to Partner (business rank), Partner in 1974, and Head of Real Estate from 1997 to 1999. Linklaters' most Senior Partner, he left the firm on 1 July 2005 to become Chairman of property developer Liberty International, overseeing its transition to a real estate investment trust, REIT when the status was first introduced. He was Alderman for the Wards of the United Kingdom, City Ward of Coleman Street, having first been elected to represent Coleman Street in 1992. He became a Sheriff of London, Sheriff in 1999, Master of the City of London Solicitors' Company, Solicitors' Company in 2000, and Lord Mayor of London in 2003. In 2008, following a change to the ...
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