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Student housing, Richardson Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Kendrick & Lynn
NOTES: The landscaping was designed by Elizabeth H. Kendrick.

Factory for Calibrated Papers Limited, Petersfield, Hampshire: water feature in front of the reception building

Carter Salaman MacIver & Upfold
NOTES: The factory is a hexagonal shape with a paraboloid roof, with each wall of the hexagon divided into nine bays of built-up precast concrete units.

Pavement detail, Rockefeller Center, New York

Corbett Harrison & MacMurray
NOTES: The Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th and 51st streets in Midtown Manhattan. The original complex of 14 Art Deco style buildings, commissioned by the Rockefeller family and named after John D. Rockefeller Jr., was designed by an association of architects under the leadership of Raymond Hood and was built in 1931-1940. The 70-storey GE Building (known as the RCA building until 1988) forms the centrepiece of the complex and opened in 1933.

Yoyogi National Stadium,Tokyo: detail of the landscaping around the small arena

Tange, Kenzo (1913-2005)
NOTES: This was built as the gymnasium and swimming pool for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Grassed steps, Granary Square, King's Cross, London

Townshend Landscape Architects

Designs for Catherine House, 41 Chelsea Square (formerly Trafalgar Square), London, for Freda, Lady Forres: plan of octagonal pool outside the studio window

Hill, Oliver (1887-1968)
NOTES: Hill prepared designs for a new house, studio, cottage and garden with fountain. When the house was built it was in Trafalgar Square, so named when it was laid out in 1812, but the square was renamed in 1937 to avoid confusion with Trafalgar Square in the centre of London.