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RIBA Photography Exhibition, London, England

Picture This! at Florence Hall Information, UK

9 Feb 2010

Architecture Photography Exhibition

25 years of UK architecture in RIBA photography exhibition

Picture This! A celebration of RIBA Competitions with photographic images

4 Mar – 3 May 2010

The Florence Hall, RIBA, London

Some of the UK’s best known buildings were designed as part a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) competition. The exhibition, Picture This!, opening on 4 March at the RIBA headquarters in London, will display some of the UK’s most striking buildings of the last 25 years and offers an insight into the world of architectural competitions.

Sage + Tyne Bridge
photograph : Chris Jones Photography

The RIBA organises and runs competitions to encourage excellence in design on behalf of a wide range of clients – both public and private – which have resulted in a variety of landmark projects and iconic structures. These range from major public projects such as London’s Millennium Bridge, The Sage Gateshead, Baltic and Wembley Stadium to the Urban Splash Tutti Frutti housing project and smaller structures, such as the De La Warr Pavilion at Bexhill on Sea and the Swivelling Wind Shelter in Blackpool.

RIBA Competitions, established in Leeds over 25 years ago, holds a photographic archive of past projects from which images for the exhibition will be drawn.

Yellow Building London
photograph © Tim Soar

Speaking about the exhibition, Louise Harrison, RIBA Competitions Manager, said “We have a fantastic archive of amazing images and have grasped this opportunity to share them. We have tried to capture the spirit of what competitions are all about and hope visitors enjoy our eclectic collection.”

Location: London, England, UK

New London Architecture

Contemporary London Architectural Projects, chronological:

London Architecture Designs – chronological list

RIBA Building London

The Florence Hall, RIBA is located at 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD

Tel: +44 [0]207 580 5533
Admission to the exhibitions : free
Opening times : Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

The RIBA Trust manages the cultural assets of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), including the internationally recognised collections of the British Architectural Library. It is the UK’s national architecture centre, delivering the RIBA Awards and RIBA Stirling Prize (live on Channel 4); the Royal Gold Medal; International and Honorary Fellowships; the London Festival of Architecture; a full programme of lectures, exhibitions, tours and other events; and an education programme.

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