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Expo '64, Lausanne: a concourse with the monorail passing above

RIBA63539
Camenzind, Alberto (1914-2004)
NOTES: Alberto Camenzind was the Chief Architect of Expo' 64 and was responsible for choosing the architect for each of the seven sections.

Expo '64, Lausanne: the monorail passing lakeside

RIBA63543
Camenzind, Alberto (1914-2004)
NOTES: Alberto Camenzind was the Chief Architect of Expo' 64 and was responsible for choosing the architect for each of the seven sections.

Sketches for British Rail North Pole Depot, London

RIBA69418
Ahrends Burton & Koralek

Waterloo Station, Lambeth, London

RIBA80330
Jacomb-Hood, J. W.
NOTES: J. R. Scott designed the offices and frontage of the station including the Victory Arch while engineers Jacomb-Hood and Szlumper designed the roof and platforms. Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners designed the former Waterloo International platform.

Channel Tunnel Railway proposal: front cover of folder

RIBA94570
Low, William (1814-1886)
NOTES: See also RIBA94571, RIBA94572 and RIBA13411 for other sheets of the printed proposal. The first scheme for a Channel Tunnel dated from 1802. In 1833 Aime Thome de Gamond, a young French engineer, made detailed surveys of the seabed before presenting the first of many schemes for a crossing which he promoted for the next 35 years. William Low, the author of the scheme illustrated here, was a Scottish engineer who had worked under Brunel and in the earlier part of his career specialised in railway engineering before becoming a mining engineer. He presented his first scheme for the Channel Tunnel in 1865 proposing a twin bore railway tunnel connected at intervals by cross-tunnels. Ventilation was to be provided by the piston-effect of the trains travelling through the tunnel. The scheme illustrated here dated 7 February 1868, his third scheme, was probably the one presented to the Anglo-French 'Channel Tunnel Committee' chaired by Lord Richard Grosvenor and financed by the Rothschilds which had been created on 24 January 1868. Although some tunnelling was begun in 1880 the Government stopped work because of security concerns. Low's design was to form the basis of the design put forward by the Channel Tunnel Study Group in 1960 and the tunnel which was eventually built.

Channel Tunnel Railway proposal: section showing the geological strata through which the proposed tunnels would pass

RIBA94571
Low, William (1814-1886)
NOTES: See also RIBA94570, RIBA94572 and RIBA13411 for other sheets of the printed proposal. The first scheme for a Channel Tunnel dated from 1802. In 1833 Aime Thome de Gamond, a young French engineer, made detailed surveys of the seabed before presenting the first of many schemes for a crossing which he promoted for the next 35 years. William Low, the author of the scheme illustrated here, was a Scottish engineer who had worked under Brunel and in the earlier part of his career specialised in railway engineering before becoming a mining engineer. He presented his first scheme for the Channel Tunnel in 1865 proposing a twin bore railway tunnel connected at intervals by cross-tunnels. Ventilation was to be provided by the piston-effect of the trains travelling through the tunnel. The scheme illustrated here dated 7 February 1868, his third scheme, was probably the one presented to the Anglo-French 'Channel Tunnel Committee' chaired by Lord Richard Grosvenor and financed by the Rothschilds which had been created on 24 January 1868. Although some tunnelling was begun in 1880 the Government stopped work because of security concerns. Low's design was to form the basis of the design put forward by the Channel Tunnel Study Group in 1960 and the tunnel which was eventually built.
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