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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

A 225,000 sq ft office building in Leeds has been approved by the council and work is soon to begin, reports yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk. The new structure is to be situated between Wellington Street and Whitehall Road and is part of the Central Square site. The plans were created by DLA Designs and show that the building […]

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[31 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

Ever since they were invented, atriums were always an exceptional touch in architecture. During the Roman Empire, the central courts and rooms of the wealthy freedmen were called atriums. In modern architecture, the atrium is a symbol of prosperity, innovation and, sometimes, even opulence. There is a special aura that surrounds all the buildings that have as a feature these amazing rooms. In the following we will try to understand why are the atriums so special and where can we admire the finest examples…