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One Pear Place, Waterloo

Studio Kyson has completed ‘One Pear Place’, an iconic new mixed use building in the heart of Waterloo, juxtaposed between the Old Vic Theatre and the Old Fire Station, SEEN reckons it will soon become a local landmark serving as a key node within the wider regeneration of Waterloo and Lower Marsh.

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The Perfection of Perf: Bringing Light to London

SEEN often wonders what visitors from much sunnier climes than ours make of the way we use light in our homes. So it was with great interest that we learned of the Perf House by AMA, the design of which was driven by clients whose brief was to bring some of the light quality and openness of their native Sardinia to central London.

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Visit Mies Van Der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion

You can now tour the Barcelona Pavilion any time you want. CL3VER Studio has worked with Mies van Der Rohe’s Foundation to create an interactive virtual tour of this icon of modern architecture. Van Der Rohe’s revolutionary approach to the new architecture of transparency and organicism, which was in vogue in the early 1920s, culminates in this masterwork made of glass, steel and stone precisely shaped to embody structure and space.

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Pink House by Simon Astridge

London-based Simon Astridge Architects have created a home extension and transformation of a tired Victorian house in North London. The main feature that leads to the residence’s name, Pink House, is the light pink façade, which accentuates the warm-toned colours found in the existing brick walls.

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Airbnb’s London HQ: Belong Anywhere

Airbnb’s Clerkenwell Offices combine the typical components of historic British settlements: the farm, the green, the market, the library, and the terrace with a distillation of those concepts, resulting in a microcosm of the community at large. As an idea, that’s irresistible but how does it work in practice?

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Double Concrete House by Inter Urban Studios

Double Concrete House is the outstanding extension and renovation project by Inter Urban Studios of a semi-detached Arts and Crafts-style London home ‘between the Commons’. The house, located in Nightingale Lane, London, has been shortlisted as one of the 24 best projects presented to the Don’t Move, Improve! 2017 Competition. Will this be the winner of the seventh edition of this New London Architecture competition, to be announced on 26th January?