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Architecture Photography by Nick Weall in London, England, UK

10 Sep 2009

White City Buildings

London Architecture photographs by Nick Weall

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Location: White City, Northwest London, England, UK

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The area now called White City was level arable farmfields until 1908, when it was used as the site of the Franco-British Exhibition and the 1908 Summer Olympics. In 1909 the exhibition site hosted the Imperial International Exhibition and in 1910, the Japan-British Exhibition. The final two exhibitions to be held there were the Latin-British (1912) and the Anglo-American (1914), which was brought to a premature end by the outbreak of the First World War. During this period it was known as the Great White City due to the white marble cladding used on the exhibition pavilions, and hence gave its name to this part of Shepherd’s Bush.

The White City Stadium in the north of the area, known as the Great Stadium and seating 66000, was officially opened by King Edward VII on 27 April 1908 for the Olympics.
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London Architecture Photographs taken by Nick Weall with a Nikon D700 using either a 14-24mm Nikkor Lens or a 24-70mm Nikkor lens. All images taken with a tripod.
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Wembley Stadium London
Design: Foster + Partners, architects
Wembley Stadium Building
photo © Nick Weall

1 Undershaft Tower London
Design: Eric Parry Architects
1 Undershaft Skyscraper in London by Eric Parry
image : DBOX, courtesy Eric Parry Architects

Dukes House, Alexandra Palace, Muswell Hill
Structural Engineer: TZG Partnership
Dukes House Alexandra Palace
photograph : Will Pryce
Muswell Hill House

Oak Hill House, Hampstead, North London
Design: Claridge Architects
Oak Hill House
photograph : Simon Kennedy
New Hampstead House

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