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VIEW is a British picture library representing the archives of over 50 photographers with a special interest in architecture and design. Our photographers are carefully chosen for the quality and range of their international work. From Ando to Foster to Zumthor, we have thoughtful photography in individual personal styles. Whether you need pictures of an airport, a staircase, a pediment or a pop-up bar, the VIEW collection can supply an evocative image to fill the page, or the frame.. read more


  • Deinze Town Hall

    Deinze Town Hall

    ©Peter Cook
    Deinze, a town close to Gent, Belgium, acquires a new town hall by Tony Fretton Architects

  • Dun Laoghaire apartment

    Dun Laoghaire apartment

    ©Ros Kavanagh
    The interior was stripped back to the concrete shell. A series of oak veneered boxes divide the space and provide storage throughout the apartment. Opaque glass sliding screens allow the living spaces to be subdivided while still allowing light deep into the plan. The glass screens reflect the roofscape of Dun Laoghaire throughout the apartment.

  • Waterford Fire Station

    Waterford Fire Station

    ©Christian Richters
    Waterford Fire Station is the emergency response centre for fire fighting, river rescue, car crashes, training and public consultation in the region. In an inhospitable environment on the ring road around the city, it creates its own artificial landscape, a new geography of enclosure. Organised in a sort of spiral, rising from single storey vehicle parking, workshops and dormitories to a first floor of offices, canteen, leisure and study facilities and terminating at a third storey lecture theatre, the zinc roof is angled and cut away to provide a series of sheltered inside-outside spaces overlooking the yard, where the drill tower acts like an urban beacon in a new public space.


  • before + after: Design Museum

    Richard Chivers looks retrospectively under the skin of the new Design Museum. An experienced architectural photographer's approach to a building site reveals images that warmly complement the complet…
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  • Welcome Raimund Koch ! !

    We are very pleased that we have a new photographer based in New York, Raimund Koch. We look forward to working with him and absorbing some of his back catalogue... followed by his recent work. His…
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