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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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Lesser Known Architecture - A Celebration Of Underappreciated London Buildings, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as Lesser Known Architecture - A Celebration Of Underappreciated London Buildings
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