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Lesser Known Architecture - A Celebration Of Underappreciated London BuildingsA celebration of London's hidden architectural gems, the Design Museum's exhibition Lesser Known Architecture highlights some of the capital's under-appreciated buildings. The installation, which is part of the London Festival of Architecture, singles out the Crystal Palace Subway, Welbeck Street Car Park and Stockwell Bus Garage for praise. The buildings have been chosen by architecture critics including the BBC Culture Show's Tom Dyckhoff, Owen Hatherley of the Guardian and Sam Jacob of Dezeen and Art Review.

 

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In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington High Street. The Grade II* listed building has been transformed by a design team led by John Pawson to include the Swarovski Foundation Centre for Learning, 202-seat Bakala Auditorium and a dedicated gallery to display its permanent collection, accessible free of charge. More about Design Museum

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