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British Architecture

Key Buildings in Great Britain – England, Wales, Scotland

Architecture in Great Britain

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of British Architecture. e-architect cover completed British buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Britain. Our focus is on contemporary buildings in Great Brtiain but information on traditional buildings is also welcome.

We have 4 pages of British Architecture selections.

British Architecture : cities – A-K (this page)

British Architecture Designs : cities – L

British Buildings : cities – M

British Building Developments : cities – N-Z

Famous british building : The Shard, London
The Shard Tower
photo © Nick Weall
At a height of 309.6 metres (1,016 feet) and with a total 72 occupied floors reaching skyward into a breathtaking 15 story spire, the Shard London Bridge Quarter is set to be the tallest building in Western Europe.
The Shard is a multi-use vertical city which features high quality offices, the 5-star Shangri-La hotel with more than 200 rooms and suites, and 3 floors of signature restaurants. It also features exclusive super prime residential apartments and the top levels consist of the capital’s highest public viewing gallery offering 360° views of the City of London.

Buildings in Key British Cities

London Architecture
Birmingham Architecture
Cambridge Architecture
Manchester Architecture
Leeds Architecture
Liverpool Architecture
Newcastle Architecture
Oxford Architecture

Buildings in British Cities

Bath Architecture I Bristol Architecture
Coventry Architecture
Lincoln Architecture
Middlesbrough Buildings
Northampton Architecture I Norwich Architecture I Nottingham Architecture
Plymouth Buildings I Portsmouth Buildings
Sheffield Architecture I Southampton Buildings

British Architecture – by Country

English Buildings I Scottish Buildings I Welsh Buildings

Recent British Buildings

Colville Estate Towers, London, England – 27 Feb 2013
Design: NL Architects + WHAT Architecture
Colville Estate Buildings
image from architects

Columnar Towers is a proposal for a residential development of 199 apartments in Hackney. The project is part of a masterplan by Karakusevic Carson Architects for the regeneration of the Colville Estate.

St Andrews Housing, Fife, Scotland – 21 Feb 2013
Design: Sutherland Hussey Architects
Housing Development in St Andrews
picture from Sutherland Hussey architects

Architectural competition to design a new housing development in this historic Scottish town. By inviting several firms to develop proposals, the Client’s ambition was to select a design that can provide high quality contemporary houses and apartments in the rich and complex conservation area.

British Buildings by City

Featured buildings included in this Guide to British Architecture

British Buildings – Cambridge

Churchill College – original buildings
Richard Sheppard, Robson & Partners
Churchill College
building photo © AW
Downing College – Wilkins buildings
William Wilkins, architect
Downing College
photograph © AW
Emmanuel College – Chapel
Christopher Wren, Architect
Emmanuel College
photograph © Adrian Welch
Fitzwilliam Museum
George Basevi
Fitzwilliam Museum
building photo © AW
Queens’ College – Cripps Court
Powell & Moya Architects
Queens' College
picture © AW
Robinson College
Gillespie Kidd & Coia
Robinson College
photograph © AW
Faculty of History
James Stirling, Architect
Faculty of History
picture © AW
Sainsbury Laboratory
Stanton Williams
Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge
image : Nigel Luckhurst

British Buildings – Birmingham

Beetham Tower, 10 Holloway Circus
Ian Simpson Architects
Beetham Tower Birmingham
photo © webbaviation
Birmingham Library building
Mecanoo
Birmingham Library building
picture from architect
The Cube Birmingham
Architects: Make
The Cube Building Birmingham
photograph © Make / Zander Olsen
Bullring Birmingham Buildings
various architects
Bullring Birmingham
photo © webbaviation
The Public Building, West Bromwich
Alsop & Partners; Atkins Architects
The Public
photograph : Roderick Coyne
Selfridges Birmingham
Future Systems Architects
St Martins Church
photo © webbaviation

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British Houses

British Architects

British Architecture – RIBA Awards for UK Buildings

World Architects

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