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Lloyds Building
The LLOYD\'S BUILDING (sometimes known as THE INSIDE-OUT BUILDING) is the home of the insurance institution Lloyd\'s of London . It is located on the former site of 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 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. It is said by Historic England to be "universally recognised as one of the key buildings of the modern epoch"
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Lime Street, London
Coordinates : 51°30′43″N 0°05′02″W / 51.511834°N 0.083876°W / 51.511834; -0.083876 Looking north down Lime Street LIME STREET is a minor road in the City of London between Fenchurch Street to the south and Leadenhall Street to the north. Its name comes from the lime burners who once sold lime from there for use in construction. It is perhaps best known as the current home of the world's largest insurance market, Lloyd\'s of London , since its newest building was opened on the street in 1986. Opposite Lloyd's, the Willis Building is the global headquarters of insurance broker Willis . A 35-storey building has been proposed at 52-54 Lime Street
52-54 Lime Street
, and upon approval and completion by 2017 will become the European headquarters of global insurer W. R. Berkley . The northern portion of the street is pedestrianised
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London
LONDON /ˈlʌndən/ ( listen ) is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom . Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain , London has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans , who named it _ Londinium _. London's ancient core, the City of London
City of London
, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries. Since at least the 19th century, "London" has also referred to the metropolis around this core, historically split between Middlesex , Essex , Surrey , Kent , and Hertfordshire , which today largely makes up Greater London
Greater London
, a region governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly
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EC Postcode Area
A POSTAL CODE (also known locally in various English-speaking countries throughout the world as a POSTCODE, POST CODE, EIRCODE, PIN CODE or ZIP CODE) is a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail . In February 2005, 117 of the 190 member countries of the Universal Postal Union had postal code systems. Although postal codes are usually assigned to geographical areas, special codes are sometimes assigned to individual addresses or to institutions that receive large volumes of mail, such as government agencies and large commercial companies. One example is the French CEDEX system
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
PARTNER or THE PARTNER may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Books * 2 Companies and brands * 3 Sports and horse racing * 4 Film and TV * 4.1 Film * 4.2 TV * 5 Music * 5.1 Albums * 6 Other uses * 7 See also BOOKS * The Partner , by John Grisham, 1979 * The Partner (Jenaro Prieto novel) , 1928 * The Partners (book) , a 1983 book by James B
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Richard Rogers
Richard George Rogers (1933-07-23) 23 July 1933 (age 84) Florence
Florence
, Italy FURTHER INFORMATION NATIONALITY British, Italian ALMA MATER Architectural Association School of Architecture , Yale School of Architecture OCCUPATION Architect AWARDSRIBA Gold Medal (1985) Thomas Jefferson Medal (1999)
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Graham Stirk
GRAHAM STIRK (born in 1957) is an architect and senior partner at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners . He joined the Richard Rogers Partnership in 1983 and by 2007 the name of the practice changed to Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners to reflect his contribution to the practice, along with Ivan Harbour
Ivan Harbour
. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and career * 2 Major works * 2.1 Images of a selection of Graham Stirk\'s work * 3 See also * 4 Notes * 5 External links EARLY LIFE AND CAREERStirk was born in 1957 in Leeds
Leeds
, England
England
, he joined the Richard Rogers Partnership in 1983 after studying at Oxford Polytechnic where he graduated with first-class honours degree ( Bachelor of Science ). He went on to study at the Architectural Association and Kingston Polytechnic
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Ivan Harbour
IVAN HARBOUR (born in 1962) is an architect and senior partner at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners . He joined the Richard Rogers Partnership in 1985 and by 2007 the name of the practice changed to Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners in recognition of Graham Stirk and Harbour's contribution to the firm. He has been the leading architect on two Stirling Prize winning entries for the practice in 2006 and 2009 for Terminal 4 of Madrid-Barajas Airport and Maggie\'s Centre , London
London
respectively
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Wilkinson Eyre Architects
WILKINSONEYRE is an international architecture practice based in London
London
, England. In 1983 Chris Wilkinson founded Chris Wilkinson Architects, he partnered with Jim Eyre in 1987 and the practice was renamed WilkinsonEyre in 1999. The practice has led the completion of many high-profiled projects such as Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Cooled Conservatories Gardens by the Bay, Oxford's Weston Library and Guangzhou International Finance Center
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John McAslan
JOHN RENWICK MCASLAN, CBE , RIBA , FRIAS , FRSA , FRICS , FICE , RSA , Hon. FAIA (born 16 Feb 1954) is a British architect. CONTENTS * 1 Education and career * 2 Philanthropy * 3 Honours and awards * 4 Projects * 5 References * 6 External links EDUCATION AND CAREER John McAslan
John McAslan
was educated at Dunoon Grammar School , Dollar Academy and Edinburgh University , Scotland
Scotland
, obtaining an MA in Architecture in 1977 and a Diploma in 1978. He trained in Boston, USA , with Cambridge Seven Associates before joining Richard Rogers and Partners in 1980. He founded John McAslan
John McAslan
+ Partners in 1996, where he remains as Executive Chairman and is active in all of the practice's work
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Caruso St John
CARUSO ST JOHN is an architectural firm established in 1990 by Adam Caruso and Peter St John. They were shortlisted for the Stirling Prize in 2000 and 2006 for Walsall Art Gallery
Walsall Art Gallery
and Brick House respectively, before winning in 2016 for Newport Street Gallery, which was built to house the private art collection of artist Damien Hirst . CONTENTS * 1 The Practice * 2 Teaching * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links THE PRACTICE Caruso St John
Caruso St John
have gained an international reputation for excellence in designing contemporary projects in the public realm. The practice came to public attention with The New Art Gallery Walsall , a commission won in an international competition in 1995
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Arup Group Limited
ARUP (officially ARUP GROUP LIMITED) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London which provides engineering, design, planning , project management and consulting services for all aspects of the built environment . The firm has over 14,000 staff based in 92 offices across 42 countries, and is present in Africa , the Americas, Australasia , East Asia, Europe and the Middle East . Arup has participated in projects in over 160 countries. Arup is owned by trusts , the beneficiaries of which are Arup's past and present employees, who receive a share of the firm's operating profit each year
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Peter Rice
PETER RICE (16 June 1935–25 October 1992) was an Irish structural engineer . Born in Dublin
Dublin
, he grew up in 52 Castle Road, Dundalk in County Louth
County Louth
, and spent his childhood between the town of Dundalk, and the villages of Gyles\' Quay and Inniskeen . He was educated at the Queen\'s University of Belfast where he received his primary degree, and spent a year at Imperial College, London
London
. Rice acted as Structural Engineer on three of the most important architectural works of the 20th century: the Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House
(with Ove Arup ), Pompidou Centre and the Lloyd\'s Building and was renowned for his innate ability to act as both engineer and designer. He originally studied Aeronautical Engineering but switched to Civil Engineering
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Lend Lease Corporation
LENDLEASE GROUP is a multinational construction, property and infrastructure company headquartered in Barangroo , Sydney
Sydney
, Australia . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Regions * 2.1 Australia
Australia
* 2.2 Asia * 2.3 Americas * 2.3.1 Soaring Heights at Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, Arizona, USA * 2.4 Europe * 3 Operations * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe company was established by Dick Dusseldorp in 1958 to provide finance for building contracts being undertaken by Civil and Civic . In 1961 the company acquired Civil and Civic from Bredero's Bouwbedrijf. In 1970 Lendlease expanded their operations into America, and in 1983 Lendlease created 'The Lendlease Foundation', their charitable arm to improve communication with and help in communities, as well as caring for both community and employee well-being
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Listed Building
A LISTED BUILDING or LISTED STRUCTURE, in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, is one that has been placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. The statutory bodies maintaining the list are Historic England in England
England
; Cadw (The Historic Environment Service of the Welsh Government) in Wales
Wales
; Historic Scotland in Scotland
Scotland
; and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
. The term has also been used in the Republic of Ireland , where buildings are surveyed for the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage in accordance with the country's obligations under the Granada Convention . However, the preferred term in Ireland is _protected structure_
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