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Design for a proposed cafe, Parliament Square, London, with the Treasury building (Government Offices Great George Street) and the 'Big Ben' Clock Tower of the Houses of Parliament seen in the background

RIBA34749
Abercrombie, Sir Patrick (1879-1957)
SOURCE: Architectural Review, vol. 102-103, 1947 Nov., p. 165 NOTES: This design proposal for a pedestrian quadrangle featuring a public cafe was produced by the Architectural Review (appearing in an article entitled 'Westminster Regained') as part of the journal's response to the Abercrombie-Forshaw County of London Plan for the replanning of Westminster Precinct. The A.R.'s article sought to visually 'unpick' the proposed scheme through images such as the one shown here. John Brydon was the principal architect of the Treasury building (also known as Government Offices Great George Street), which was built between 1898 and 1917. Sir Charles Barry's 'Big Ben' Clock Tower was built for the Houses of Parliament in 1858.

De Kiefhoek housing, Rotterdam

RIBA34752
Oud, J. J. P. (Jacobus Johannes Pieter) (1890-1963)
SOURCE: F.R. Yerbury. Modern Dutch Buildings (London, 1931)

Mary Ward Settlement (Passmore Edwards Settlement Buildings), Tavistock Place, London: proposed layout plan of garden

RIBA36319
Smith & Brewer
NOTES: The Mary Ward Settlement (originally known as the Passmore Edwards Settlement Buildings) was founded in the 1890s by Mary Augusta Ward under the financial patronage of John Passmore Edwards. It aimed to provide facilities to 'improve the the religious, moral, intellectual or physical well-being of the people of London' and was also notable for housing the first fully equipped classrooms for children with disabilities.
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