A record 800-plus buildings will open to the public on the weekend of 16-17 September and, for the first time, all London boroughs are participating in this free celebration of architecture

From places of worship to industrial complexes, government buildings to a yurt, more than 800 buildings in the capital will open their doors to the public this weekend (16-17 September) as architecture festival Open House London celebrates its 25th year with its biggest event to date.

This year’s highlights include the Metropolitan police’s New Scotland Yard headquarters, which was recently revamped by renowned architects AHMM; an urban farm in Waterloo; One Blackfriars, nicknamed “the Vase” (London’s newest skyscraper) and an exhibition celebrating Foster + Partners 50th anniversary at the architects’ Battersea studio.

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Source: The Guardian

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