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Sketched perspective of an imaginary domed hall arranged around a central pool of water entitled 'Cour d'honneur!'

RIBA35504
Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer (1869-1944)
NOTES: This drawing is one of a number from Lutyens's 'Castle in the air' sketchbook which was created for the amusement of his dying friend and earliest supporter Barbara Webb in the mid 1890s. Lutyens visited Webb regularly at her home, Milford House near Godalming, until her death in 1897. The sketches depict a variety of palaces, castles and chapels.

Architectural composition depicting an atrium with coupled Corinthian column supporting intersecting coffered barrel vaults

RIBA35692
Gabriel, Ange-Jacques (1698-1782)
NOTES: This drawing is attributed to Ange-Jacques Gabriel.

Elevation and ceiling plan of a tetrastyle hall featuring a column at each corner and statues set in niches

RIBA38220
Palladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
SOURCE: Andrea Palladio. I Quattro libri dell'architettura (Venice, 1570), book II, ch. VIII, p. 37 NOTES: This plate relates to the original Palladio drawing numbered XIII/20V in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection.

Solid State Logic HQ, Begbroke, Oxfordshire: the factory with half-assembled consoles

RIBA39391
Hopkins, Sir Michael (1935-)
NOTES: The offices designed by Michael Hopkins, are located in the grounds of a former convent school / country house. The administration, sales and marketing are located in the old house.

Solid State Logic HQ, Begbroke, Oxfordshire: the top lit central atrium

RIBA39392
Hopkins, Sir Michael (1935-)
NOTES: The offices designed by Michael Hopkins, are located in the grounds of a former convent school / country house. The administration, sales and marketing are located in the old house.

Solid State Logic HQ, Begbroke, Oxfordshire: half-assembled consoles in the central atrium

RIBA39394
Hopkins, Sir Michael (1935-)
NOTES: The offices designed by Michael Hopkins, are located in the grounds of a former convent school / country house. The administration, sales and marketing are located in the old house.

Central Station, Piazza Duca d'Aosta, Milan: detail of the platform atrium

RIBA40069
Stacchini, Ulisse (1871-1947)
NOTES: The competition for the construction of this new terminus to replace the old central station (1864) was won in 1912 by architect Ulisse Stacchini. Construction proceeded very slowly after World War I and the project kept changing and becoming more complex. Mussolini, on becoming Prime Minister, wanted the station to represent the power of the Fascist regime, hence its monumental proportions. The station was inaugurated in 1931.

Central Station, Piazza Duca d'Aosta, Milan: the train canopy and one of the platform atria

RIBA40070
Fava, Alberto (fl.1925-1931)
NOTES: The competition for the construction of this new terminus to replace the old central station (1864) was won in 1912 by architect Ulisse Stacchini. Construction proceeded very slowly after World War I and the project kept changing and becoming more complex. Mussolini, on becoming Prime Minister, wanted the station to represent the power of the Fascist regime, hence its monumental proportions and the great steel canopies over the platforms engineered by Alberto Fava. The station was inaugurated in 1931.

Extension of St Benedict's Abbey, Vaals: the upper gallery of the atrium

RIBA40746
Laan, Hans van der (1904-1991)
NOTES: Dom Hans van der Laan, Benedictine monk and architect, was commissioned in 1956 to complete the construction work on the abbey that had begun in 1927. The adding of the church, the library, a sacristy and an open arcade around a new cloister took until 1986 to complete.

'The Etruscans' at the Palazzo Grassi, Venice: the reclining 'Broken Figure' by Henry Moore in the central atrium

RIBA40749
Moore, Henry (1898-1986)
NOTES: Palazzo Grassi was built between 1748 and 1772 and its design is attributed to Giorgio Massari. It was purchased by the Fiat group in 1983 and was restored and transformed into an exhibition space by Gae Aulenti in association with Antonio Foscari. It was further renovated in 2005 by Tadao Ando when it was bought by the entrepreneur Francois Pinnault. This exhibition, designed by Francesco Venezia, brought together over 700 Etruscan items from around the world and extended throughout all 36 galleries of the Venetian palazzo.
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