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Waterloo Bridge under construction, River Thames, London

RIBA7871
Scott, Sir Giles Gilbert (1880-1960)
NOTES: This girder bridge crosses the Thames between Blackfriars Bridge and Hungerford Bridge.

Arcosanti under construction

RIBA9770
Soleri, Paolo (1919-2013)

County Hall Island Block under construction, 1 Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London

RIBA9994
Greater London Council. Department of Architecture & Civic Design
NOTES: Constructed on a roundabout on the south side of Westminster Bridge, this concrete and glass hexagonal structure was an annexe of County Hall, headquarters of the Greater London Council (GLC). It was connected to the main building on the south bank of the River Thames by an enclosed elevated walkway and pedestrian subways under the busy traffic gyratory system. With the abolition of the GLC in 1986, it became disused and was demolished in 2006 to make way for a hotel.

Junction at King's Cross of the Metropolitan and Great Northern Railways, London

RIBA10056
Fowler, Sir John (1817-1898)
SOURCE: Builder, vol. 19, 1861 Jan. 19, p. 41 See RIBA16818 for a plan of this junction. Branching off to the left is the very short lived 'Maiden Lane Curve' running to the east side of King's Cross mainline station allowing the Great Northern Railway to run directly through to Paddington.

Housebuilding in the 18th century

RIBA10100
SOURCE: J. Leadbeater. The Gentleman and tradesman's compleat assistant (London, 1770), frontispiece

A 16th century building site

RIBA10233
SOURCE: Eyn schon nutzlich buchlin (1531), p. Fiiii NOTES: This book is sometimes attributed to Hieronymus Rodler, although the illustrations and text are probably by his patron Johann II, working with Rodler and possibly with material supplied by an unidentified artist.

A 16th century building site

RIBA10234
SOURCE: Eyn schon nutzlich buchlin (1531), after p. Fiiii NOTES: This book is sometimes attributed to Hieronymus Rodler, although the illustrations and text are probably by his patron Johann II, working with Rodler and possibly with material supplied by an unidentified artist.

Sections of caisson used in erecting Blackfriars Bridge, London

RIBA10341
SOURCE: Robert Baldwin. Plans, elevations, and sections of the machines and centering used in erecting Blackfriars Bridge (London, 1787), pl. V
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