Maple House

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Maple House Maple House – Tottenham Court Road

This is Maple House, taken on a very rainy day , it is a building that faces onto Tottenham Court Road, the view above is the side that faces Grafton Way. The building is one I pass most days, some may think it is just a huge grey block as did I when I first laid eyes upon it. However over time seeing it on different days I actually like it as  building, in the rain it shines and has a mirror effect, and in the sun the colours in the granite can be seen. Yeah that’s right, the entire building is clad in granite from Quebec More info. The architect for this building was Sir Richard Seifert & Partners and was completed in 1976. The building is not a particularly well documented one but from what sources and opinions I have gathered I think it falls…

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About Oliver Broadbent

I am a writer, podcaster and trainer with a passion for engineering, creativity and practical philosophy. Most of these things you can find on my blog, as in 'I fell over' - get it? In 2017 I launched Analogue Skills, a new project to rediscover the richness of our pre-digital lives so that we can understand how best to engage with the technology of tomorrow.

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