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Architecture -- Great Britain

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View Resource The Tower of London

As one of the most famous complexes of historic structures in the world, it stands to reason that the Tower of London would have a plethora of websites dedicated to exploring its development and rather crucial role in English history. Begun by William the Conquerer, the castle has been improved and added upon numerous times over the past 900 years, and now includes dozens of smaller structures...

http://www.camelotintl.com/tower_site/index.html
View Resource Derelict London

Most major conurbations in the developed world pride themselves on continually updating their built environment, whether it is through urban renewal programs or through the process of creative destruction, which reinvents certain areas (such as the demolition of old factories for a new planned residential development). In this process, individuals may forget about these seemingly obsolete...

http://www.derelictlondon.com/
View Resource Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

The British government created the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) in order to improve citizen's quality of life through good design. It is a lofty and admirable mission, and persons with an interest in architecture, urban design, and public space will enjoy wandering around this site. First-time visitors can look over the news updates on the homepage to get a sense of...

https://www.designcouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/built-environmen...
View Resource The Architecture Centre: Teaching Resources

Based in Bristol, the mission of the Architecture Centre is "to foster a greater understanding and enjoyment of architecture and to promote the value of a better built environment." The Centre's outreach work includes exhibitions, events, lectures and critical debate, work with artists, and visits to inspiring buildings. In the Teaching Resources area of the site, visitors can learn about the...

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https://www.architecturecentre.org.uk/resources/
View Resource Engaging Places

How does the built environment affect our daily lives? It's a valuable question, and one that is explored in-depth via the writings, photographs, lessons, and activities on the Engaging Places website. Based in Britain, the site includes the areas Teaching Resources, Network, and About Us. First-time visitors should browse around the In the Spotlight area first. Here they can learn about the...

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