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    Thought this was a good example of blending old, and newer buildings,in Bayswater rd,London.Anyone seen any local examples?


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    Excellent idea for a thread too... wonder how long before someone posts a pic of the liver building and that thing in front of it

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    Great picture Steve. I love the mix of styles, adds wonder to an area.

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    Ordnance Hill London. This is 10 years old and blends in "exactly" with the rest of the buildings. A concrete frame with an old looking brick façade and mouldings. Easy to do. Make it look modern and there is 10% off the price of the flats.

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    I'd never guess they were that recent,quite impressed!

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    I have seen a few new buildings in with old looking sympathetic designs. I saw a real nice old house being demolished and thought what Philistines. A concrete frame went up and the front looked exactly the same, to my delight. The house was now apartments and they maximised the flats in the building with modern insulation levels, etc.
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    becomes a Venice without canals, just another city, no
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    tourist. Would we visit a modernised Venice of filled in
    canals to view its modern museum describing
    how it once was?


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