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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

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  • cemetery in Japan

    cemetery in Japan

    ©Edmund Sumner
    Inagawa Cemetery is located on a steep site in the Hokusetsu Mountain Range of the Hyogo prefecture, approximately 40 kilometres north of Osaka. The cemetery is laid out across terraces and bisected by a monumental flight of steps leading up to a shrine at the highest point - an axis that orients the whole project.

  • natural Italian light

    natural Italian light

    ©Francesco Russo
    This interior design project is for a 140sqm unit within a new terraced house development in the countryside in the Venice area. The choice of natural materials led to the use of wood and stone for the majority of the surfaces. The use of natural light is predominant but balanced with some elements of light fittings of Italian design that give an overall feeling of soft atmosphere.

  • house in backwater

    house in backwater

    ©Alan Williams
    The house sits on a small promontory in a secluded lagoon in the Norfolk Broads and offers a contemporary counterpoint to more traditionally designed neighbouring houses, while respecting the peaceful natural setting. The limited access has resulted in the design being developed as a lightweight timber frame sitting on a piled ground structure as construction materials will need to be brought in by barge.

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  • Cambridge Women’s College adds a new building

    The Dorothy Garrod building comprises a new entrance, a welcoming Porters’ Lodge, conference facilities, a rooftop gym, staff offices, meeting and supervision rooms, 86 generous en-suite studen…
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  • BARBICAN at 50

    It has been 50 years since the first residents moved into the Barbican Estate in 1969. The former Cripplegate area, destroyed by a bombing in December 1940, was to be the site where architects Peter…
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