Guangzhou International Finance Center in China by London-based Wilkinson Eyre Architects has won the RIBA 2012 Lubetkin Prize for the best new international building. Now in its sixth year, the RIBA Lubetkin Prize is awarded to the architects of the best new building outside the European Union. — bustler.net
As a measure of the influence of all these ships, one need only look at the cities in which these museums are sited: London, Portsmouth, Southampton, Belfast, Bristol. All have been shaped – literally as well as metaphorically – by their seafaring pasts — Guardian
Steve Rose writes about a trio of museums celebrating Britain's nautical history; The Cutty Sark conservation project, the Mary Rose Museum and Southampton's SeaCity. The first, a newly restored Cutty Sark can be found at its new home in Greenwich, designed by Grimshaw...
The new 1.1-kilometer (0.68 miles) route will link the Greenwich Peninsula next to the O2 Arena with the Royal Docks on the north bank of the Thames and will cost an estimated £40 million ($65 million)... Transport for London (TfL) are hoping that building work on what will be the first urban transport system of its kind in the UK will be completed in time for the opening of the London 2012 Olympics on July 27. — Matthew Knight, CNN
The line is expected to take 2,500 per hour 300 feet above the River Thames with an a trip lasting just 5 minutes. Design by Wilkinson Eyre, of Gateshead Bridge and Guangzhou International Finance Centre fame, will be constructed by Mace, who's known for projects such as the London Eye and the...
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