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dc.coverage.spatialSite: London, England, United Kingdomen_US
dc.coverage.temporalcompleted 2002 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorSir Norman Foster and Partnersen_US
dc.creatorFoster, Norman Roberten_US
dc.date2002en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-25T19:34:54Z
dc.date.available2013-01-25T19:34:54Z
dc.date.issued2002en_US
dc.identifier184092en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 1767en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/94983
dc.descriptionChamber Room, general view; It houses the assembly chamber for the 25 elected members of the London Assembly and the offices of the Mayor and 500 staff of the Greater London Authority. The building is set within the new More London development on the south bank of the Thames, bringing a rich mix of office buildings, shops, cafes and landscaped public spaces to a section of the riverside that has remained undeveloped for decades. More than half of the total site area is given over to public space, including two large piazzas equivalent in size to Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus. A new streetscape will create dramatic vistas of landmarks such as HMS Belfast and the Tower of London. An underground road, which gives common access to a service infrastructure shared by all the new buildings, has enabled the entire site to be kept completely free of vehicles. This has facilitated the creation of a new, completely pedestrianised public realm along the riverside, which will be accessible 24 hours a day. The buildings cooling system utilises cold ground water pumped up via boreholes from the water table and passed through chilled beams in the ceilings. Source: Foster + Partners [website]; http://www.fosterandpartners.com/ (accessed 6/15/2009)en_US
dc.format.mediumblue limestone; stainless steel; glassen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectArchitecture and energy conservationen_US
dc.subjectSustainable buildingsen_US
dc.subjectGreen architectureen_US
dc.subjectpassive ventilationen_US
dc.subjectgovernmenten_US
dc.subjectTwenty-first centuryen_US
dc.titleLondon City Hallen_US
dc.title.alternativeGreater London Authority Buildingen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-FPA-LCH-E2en_US
vra.culturalContextBritishen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypecity hallen_US
dc.contributor.displayNorman Robert Foster (British architect, born 1935); Sir Norman Foster and Partners (British architectural firm, founded (as Foster Associates) 1967; renamed 1992)en_US


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