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Room for learning When Ellis Williams turned Gateshead's old Baltic flour mills into the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, it stripped out the working heart, the old silos. In Oslo, local architect HRTB has taken the opposite approach, preserving the geometry of a silo and finding a new use for it. A grain silo, constructed in 1953, was seen as a pioneer in the use of travelling formwork and therefore the decision was taken to keep it and convert it into student flats. The 50m-high ...

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