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Lloyd's Building
The Lloyd's building
Lloyd's building
(sometimes known as the Inside-Out Building)[2] is the home of the insurance institution Lloyd's of London. It is located on the former site of East India House
East India House
in Lime Street, in London's main financial district, the City of London. The building is a leading example of radical Bowellism
Bowellism
architecture in which the services for the building, such as ducts and lifts, are located on the exterior to maximise space in the interior. Twenty-five years after completion in 1986, the building received Grade I listing in 2011; it was the youngest structure ever to obtain this status
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Ashes To Ashes (TV Series)
Ashes to Ashes is a British crime drama and police procedural drama television series, serving as the sequel to Life on Mars.[1] The series began airing on BBC One
BBC One
in February 2008. A second series began broadcasting in April 2009. A third and final series was broadcast from 2 April to 21 May 2010 on BBC One
BBC One
and BBC HD.[2]Contents1 Production1.1 Depiction of the early 1980s2 Cast 3 Plot3.1 Ending4 International distribution 5 Episode guide 6 Soundtracks6.1 Track listings7 Reception 8 Cultural impact 9 DVD releases 10 References 11 External linksProduction[edit] Throughout the first series, Ashes to Ashes was broadcast weekly on Thursdays on BBC One
BBC One
at 9:00 pm, with the episodes directed by Jonny Campbell, Bille Eltringham and Catherine Morshead. Filming for the second series began in 2008, and began airing on 20 April 2009 in the same timeslot
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Ping An Insurance
Ping An Insurance
Insurance
known also as Ping An of China
China
(Chinese: 中国平安; pinyin: Zhōngguó Píng Ān), full name Ping An Insurance
Insurance
(Group) Company of China, Ltd. is a Chinese holding conglomerate whose subsidiaries mainly deal with insurance, banking, and financial services. The company was founded in 1988 and has its headquarter in Shenzhen. "Ping An" literally means "safe and well". Ping An Insurance
Insurance
is one of the top 50 companies in the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Ping An is also a component of Hang Seng Index, an index of the top 50 companies in the Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Stock Exchange
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Facadism
Facadism, façadism (or façadomy[1]) refers to an architectural and construction practice where the facade of a building was designed or constructed separately from the rest of a building. More often it refers to the practice where only the facade of a building is preserved with new buildings erected behind or around it. There are aesthetic and historical reasons for preserving building facades. Facadism
Facadism
can be the response to the interiors of a building becoming unusable, such as being damaged by fire. In developing areas, however, the practice is sometimes used by property developers seeking to redevelop a site as a compromise to preservationists who wish to preserve buildings of historical or aesthetic interest. It can be regarded as a compromise between historic preservation and demolition and thus has been lauded as well as decried.[citation needed] There is sometimes a blurred line between renovation, adaptive reuse, reconstruction and facadism
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Bovis Lend Lease
1885 as Bovis (London) Acquired by Lend Lease Corporation
Lend Lease Corporation
in 1999Founder C. W
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Centre Georges Pompidou
Centre Georges Pompidou
Georges Pompidou
(French pronunciation: ​[sɑ̃tʁ ʒɔʁʒ pɔ̃pidu]), commonly shortened to Centre Pompidou and also known as the Pompidou Centre in English, is a complex building in the Beaubourg
Beaubourg
area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Halles, rue Montorgueil, and the Marais. It was designed in the style of high-tech architecture by the architectural team of Richard Rogers
Richard Rogers
and Renzo Piano, along with Gianfranco Franchini. It houses the Bibliothèque publique d'information (Public Information Library), a vast public library; the Musée National d'Art Moderne, which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe; and IRCAM, a centre for music and acoustic research
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Renzo Piano
Renzo Piano, OMRI, OMCA (Italian: [ˈrɛntso ˈpjaːno]; born 14 September 1937) is an Italian architect and engineer. His notable buildings include the Centre Georges Pompidou
Centre Georges Pompidou
in Paris (with Richard Rogers, 1977), The Shard
The Shard
in London
London
(2012), and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City
New York City
(2015)
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Archigram
Archigram was an avant-garde architectural group formed in the 1960s - based at the Architectural Association, London
London
- that was neofuturistic, anti-heroic and pro-consumerist, drawing inspiration from technology in order to create a new reality that was solely expressed through hypothetical projects. The main members of the group were Peter Cook, Warren Chalk, Ron Herron, Dennis Crompton, Michael Webb and David Greene
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Quill
A quill pen is a writing implement made from a moulted flight feather (preferably a primary wing-feather) of a large bird. Quills were used for writing with ink before the invention of the dip pen, the metal-nibbed pen, the fountain pen, and, eventually, the ballpoint pen. The hand-cut goose quill is rarely used as a calligraphy tool, because many papers are now derived from wood pulp and wear down the quill very quickly. However, it is still the tool of choice for a few scribes who noted that quills provide an unmatched sharp stroke as well as greater flexibility than a steel pen.Contents1 Description 2 Sources 3 Uses 4 History 5 Today 6 Music 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksDescription[edit] In a carefully prepared quill the slit does not widen through wetting and drying with ink. It will retain its shape adequately and only requires infrequent sharpening and can be used time and time again until there is little left of it
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Barrel-vault
A barrel vault, also known as a tunnel vault or a wagon vault, is an architectural element formed by the extrusion of a single curve (or pair of curves, in the case of a pointed barrel vault) along a given distance. The curves are typically circular in shape, lending a semi-cylindrical appearance to the total design. The barrel vault is the simplest form of a vault: effectively a series of arches placed side by side (i.e., one after another). It is a form of barrel roof. As with all arch-based constructions, there is an outward thrust generated against the walls underneath a barrel vault. There are several mechanisms for absorbing this thrust. One is to make the walls exceedingly thick and strong - this is a primitive and sometimes unacceptable method. A more elegant method is to build two or more vaults parallel to each other; the forces of their outward thrusts will thus negate each other
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William Petty, 2nd Earl Of Shelburne
William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne, KG, PC (2 May 1737 – 7 May 1805), known as The Earl of Shelburne
Earl of Shelburne
between 1761 and 1784, by which title he is generally known to history, was an Irish-born British Whig statesman who was the first Home Secretary
Home Secretary
in 1782 and then Prime Minister in 1782–83 during the final months of the American War of Independence. He succeeded in securing peace with America and this feat remains his most notable legacy.[1] He was also well known as a collector of antiquities and works of art.[2] Lord Shelburne was born in Dublin
Dublin
in 1737 and spent his formative years in Ireland. After attending Oxford University
Oxford University
he served in the British army during the Seven Years' War
Seven Years' War
taking part in the Raid on Rochefort and the Battle of Minden
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Robert Adam
Robert Adam
Robert Adam
FRSE FRS FSA (Scot) FSA FRSA (3 July 1728 – 3 March 1792) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer. He was the son of William Adam (1689–1748), Scotland's foremost architect of the time, and trained under him. With his older brother John, Robert took on the family business, which included lucrative work for the Board of Ordnance, after William's death. In 1754, he left for Rome, spending nearly five years on the continent studying architecture under Charles-Louis Clérisseau
Charles-Louis Clérisseau
and Giovanni Battista Piranesi. On his return to Britain he established a practice in London, where he was joined by his younger brother James. Here he developed the "Adam Style", and his theory of "movement" in architecture, based on his studies of antiquity and became one of the most successful and fashionable architects in the country
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Five Star
Five Star (also styled as 5 Star) are a British pop/R&B group, formed in 1983 and comprising siblings Stedman, Lorraine, Denise, Doris and Delroy Pearson. Between 1985 and 1988, Five Star had four Top 20 albums and 15 Top 40 singles in the UK, including the Top 10 hits "System Addict" (1986), "Can't Wait Another Minute" (1986), "Find the Time" (1986), "Rain or Shine" (1986), "Stay Out of My Life" (1987) and "The Slightest Touch" (1987). They won the 1987 Brit Award
Brit Award
for Best British Group.Contents1 Biography 2 Members 3 Discography 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] The five-piece group of siblings from Romford
Romford
were masterminded by their father and manager, Buster Pearson, in the style of The Jackson 5
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Foster + Partners
Foster + Partners is a British international studio for architecture and integrated design, with headquarters in London
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Hundred Reasons
Hundred Reasons
Hundred Reasons
are an English alternative rock band from Aldershot, Hampshire, formed in 1999. The band consists of Colin Doran (vocals), Larry Hibbitt (guitar, vocals), Andy Gilmour (bass) and Andy Bews (drums). Having toured almost constantly for 14 months throughout the UK and Europe in support of their first releases EP1 (Cerebra), EP2 (Remmus) and EP3, (I'll Find You), Hundred Reasons
Hundred Reasons
released their debut album, Ideas Above Our Station
Ideas Above Our Station
(2002), to critical acclaim and commercial success. The album yielded the singles, "I'll find you", "If I Could", "Silver" and "Falter", and was followed by Shatterproof Is Not a Challenge in 2004. After being dropped by Columbia Records, the band signed with V2 Records
V2 Records
and released their third studio album, Kill Your Own (2006)
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Ideas Above Our Station
Ideas Above Our Station
Ideas Above Our Station
is the first studio album by the English alternative rock band, Hundred Reasons, released on May 20, 2002, on Columbia Records
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