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Reichstag, Berlin: the mirrored cone

RIBA9828
Foster & Partners
NOTES: The Reichstag has been the seat of the Bundestag since April 1999. The original 1894 building (architect Paul Wallot), was damaged by a fire in 1933 and bombed severely during World War II, leaving it gutted. After reunification, Foster & Partners were commissioned to redesign a new parliament for the Bundestag inside the shell of the old building, creating a new dome in the process.

Royal Pavilion, Brighton: the salon

RIBA10866
Nash, John (1752-1835)
SOURCE: John Nash. The Royal Pavilion at Brighton (London, 1826), pl. 18 NOTES: The Royal Pavilion was built as a seaside retreat for the then Prince Regent (later King George IV). Originally the 'Marine Pavilion', a Neo-Classical building designed by Henry Holland and completed in 1787, it was transformed into this Indian style building by John Nash in 1815-1822. Using new technology, Nash enlarged the building and added the domes and minarets by superimposing a cast iron framework over Holland's pavilion.

Royal Pavilion, Brighton: the music gallery

RIBA10871
Nash, John (1752-1835)
SOURCE: John Nash. The Royal Pavilion at Brighton (London, 1826), pl. 17 NOTES: The Royal Pavilion was built as a seaside retreat for the then Prince Regent (later King George IV). Originally the 'Marine Pavilion', a Neo-Classical building designed by Henry Holland and completed in 1787, it was transformed into this Indian style building by John Nash in 1815-1822. Using new technology, Nash enlarged the building and added the domes and minarets by superimposing a cast iron framework over Holland's pavilion.

Designs for decorative mirror surrounds

RIBA12397
Wood, Edgar (1860-1935)

Designs for alterations to the interiors of Boodle's Club, 28 St James's Street, London: sketch design for bookshelves surmounted by a large mirror

RIBA13137
Crunden, John (ca. 1745-1835)
NOTES: Boodle's moved to 28 St James's Street in 1782, previously the home of the Savoir Vivre club (designed 1776 by John Crunden).

RMS Orion: corner of the first-class lounge

RIBA14191
O'Rorke, Edward Brian (1901-1974)

Claridge's Hotel, Brook Street, Mayfair, London: the entrance hall

RIBA14257
Milne, Oswald Partridge (1882-1968)
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