Modern Icons London

An exhibition and book by Agnese Sanvito

London has always been known for it’s iconic buildings, but the city has recently witnessed an explosion of new architecture from the world’s most acclaimed architects.

This selection of photographs is from the book New Architecture London published by Prestel, celebrates the most significant new projects built in London since the turn of the 21st century. The exhibition showcases many well known buildings, but also the less well known quirky designs, often easily missed in their busy surroundings.

Boiler Suit © Agnese Sanvito

Boiler Suit © Agnese Sanvito

City Hall © Agnese Sanvito

City Hall © Agnese Sanvito

Canaletto © Agnese Sanvito

Canaletto © Agnese Sanvito

Kings Cross Station © Agnese Sanvito

Kings Cross Station © Agnese Sanvito

Spanning the cultural, residential and public service sectors, projects include the new King’s Cross Station, Boiler Suit and the Stirling Prize winning Newport Street Gallery.

These images offer a fascinating look at the city’s rapidly changing skyline, brought together for the first time to present the enormous array of styles, materials, and cutting-edge technology that have been employed by today’s leading architects, demonstrating how one of the world’s oldest cities manages to feel eternally new and exciting.

Town Hall Hotel © Agnese Sanvito

Town Hall Hotel © Agnese Sanvito

Tate Modern Switch House © Agnese Sanvito

Tate Modern Switch House © Agnese Sanvito

Newport Street Gallery © Agnese Sanvito

Newport Street Gallery © Agnese Sanvito

New Court Rothschild Bank © Agnese Sanvito

New Court Rothschild Bank © Agnese Sanvito

London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre © Agnese Sanvito

London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre © Agnese Sanvito

London Aquatics Centre © Agnese Sanvito

London Aquatics Centre © Agnese Sanvito

Emirates Air Line © Agnese Sanvito

Emirates Air Line © Agnese Sanvito

All Photographs © Agnese Sanvito

The exhibition is now on until 26th May hosted by NLA at the Building Centre


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