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Design Museum to showcase London’s hidden architectural gems

The Design Museum is to open an exhibition focussing on lesser known architecture in the capital

The free show – titled Lesser Known Architecture – features a range of buildings selected by architectural commentators including AJ deputy editor Rory Olcayto.

The ten London buildings featured and their nominators are:

  • Bevin Court nominated by Tom Dyckhoff (BBC Culture Show)
  • Brownfield Estate nominated by Owen Hatherley (The Guardian)
  • Cabmen’s Shelters nominated by Oliver Wainwright (The Guardian)
  • Crystal Palace Subway nominated by Rory Olcayto (The Architects’ Journal)
  • London Underground Arcades nominated by Edwin Heathcote (Financial Times) 
  • Mail Rail nominated by Ellie Stathaki (Wallpaper*)
  • Nunhead Cemetery nominated by Hugo MacDonald (Monocle) 
  • Occidental Oil Refinery Jetty nominated by Owen Hatherley (The Guardian)
  • Stockwell Bus Garage nominated by Tom Dyckhoff (BBC Culture Show)
  • Welbeck Street Car Parknominated by Sam Jacob (Dezeen / Art Review)

An overview of each building written by its nominator will feature in a journal accompany the event which is part of the London Festival of Architecture 2013.


Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD

Opening: 4 June – 22 July

10.00 -17.45 daily. Last admission: 17.15

Admissions: £10.75 Adults, £9.70 Concessions, £6.50 Students,

under 12s Free.








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