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A modern approach to designing department stores
A modern approach to designing department stores

Internationally renowned architect David Adjaye showcases how department stores are being designed to create an exciting and interesting experience.

 
Creating a 'living' architecture
Creating a 'living' architecture

Duration: 03:46

An exploration of the specially commissioned temporary pavilion at London's Serpentine Gallery, designed by Japanese architects SANAA.

 
Design of modern road signage
Design of modern road signage

During the planning stage of Britain's motorway system the Government employed consultant designers to design a new and safer road signage system. subtitled

 
Designing a chamber music hall: aesthetics and acoustics
Designing a chamber music hall: aesthetics and acoustics

Duration: 06:43

Architect Zaha Hadid and conductor Jason Lai discuss the specially commissioned chamber music hall, installed in the Manchester Art Gallery.

 
Designing Copenhagen city centre
Designing Copenhagen city centre

Architect George Ferguson visits Copenhagen and explains why the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recognised it as their first European City of the Year. subtitled

 
Designing the office workplace
Designing the office workplace

Offices do not have to be drab and crowded places as demonstrated by this tour of a purpose-built Swindon office. subtitled

 
Examples of 'brutalist' architecture in England
Examples of 'brutalist' architecture in England

Internationally renowned architect David Adjaye showcases two famous examples of brutalist English architecture in Portsmouth and London. subtitled

 
Motorways in central London: how public protest stopped construction
Motorways in central London: how public protest stopped construction

A demonstration of how public protest stopped the construction of a planned scheme to introduce elevated motorways into central London. subtitled

 
The M40 motorway: how Otmoor was saved by local campaigners
The M40 motorway: how Otmoor was saved by local campaigners

In 1980 Otmoor in Oxfordshire was threatened by a government proposal for the M40 motorway to cross the area. However, it was saved by an imaginative local campaign to become a site of national conservation value. subtitled

 
The regeneration of St Pancras station
The regeneration of St Pancras station

Duration: 07:31

A look at the transformation of St Pancras station in London from a tired regional terminal into a stunning new gateway to Europe.

 
The regeneration of Swansea
The regeneration of Swansea

Actor and presenter Griff Rhys Jones visits Swansea in Wales to understand the £1 billion transformation taking place to improve the city. subtitled

 

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