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The Patent Office – London, England, U.K.

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Building: Former Patent Office
Location: London, England
Restoration Architect: Sidell Gibson Architects

AE Interests: Originally built in the 1850s, the Patent Office created technical challenges with the “integration of high-grade servicing into the historic fabric”. Features original glass and cast iron library (shown above); converted into 4 developments of commercial floor space.

Written by Casey Farmer

August 30, 2011 at 4:06 pm

Posted in Built

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