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Going Spiral II by roliketto

If you are in London city and you are into an architectural photography, make sure you visit Greenwich, absolutely gorgeous place packed with beautiful interiors and exteriors such as painted hall, small chapels, gardens and of course spiral staircase(s).

If not our new Canon’s 11-24 lens we would not be able to capture this spiral staircase, since it is jammed in a really small space and it is almost impossible to get close enough or to use a tripod.

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Inside Out by katherineyoung

The Lloyd’s building (known as the Inside-Out Building) is the home of the insurance institution Lloyd’s of London. It is located on the former site of East India House in Lime Street, in London’s main financial district, the City of London. The building is a leading example of radical Bowellism architecture in which the services for the building, such as ducts and lifts, are located on the exterior to maximise space in the interior. Twenty-five years after completion in 1986, the building received Grade I listing in 2011; it was the youngest structure ever to obtain this status.
The Willis Building is a commercial skyscraper in London named after the primary tenant, Willis Group. It is located on Lime Street in the City of London financial district.
The building was designed by Norman Foster and developed by British Land. It stands opposite the Lloyd’s building and is 125 metres (410 ft) tall, with 26 storeys. It features a “stepped” design, which was intended to resemble the shell of a crustacean, with setbacks rising at 97 m (318 ft) and 68 m (223 ft).

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Stairway to Heaven by beyondtheglimpse

At one of the Kontor houses in Hamburg. When I asked the porter if I could take shots inside of the building, he just nodded in a mildly bored fashion as if to say “ah, another one”. Knowing how many came there before, I was trying to find a different angle.

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