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In pictures: UK's top 10 new buildings
The Swiss-Re Tower under construction
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The gherkin-shaped Swiss-Re Tower in London is among the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment's top 10 list of UK architectural highlights for 2002/2003
Abode Housing
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The Abode Housing Project in Harlow, Essex, already hailed by deputy PM John Prescott for its styling and environmental sustainability, was among the "exciting contemporary" projects named
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Gateshead's Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts. Cabe says this is unlike most new spaces, which remain "mediocre" and "lowest risk, lowest cost"
Interior view Winter Gardens
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The Cabe nod is the latest in a line of accolades for Sheffield's Winter Garden, "an outdoor space inside"
Manchester's Imperial War Museum North
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Manchester's Imperial War Museum North was applauded by Cabe for its "brooding" style
City of Manchester Stadium
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The 110m City of Manchester Stadium was another "success story" for a city almost "greedy" in the amount of regeneration it has undergone, said Cabe
Jubilee School in Brixton
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Brixton's Jubilee School was praised as an example of "contemporary best practice". The school was also a finalist in the Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award
National Maritime Museum in Falmouth
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The Maritime Museum in Falmouth, another finalist in the Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award, also got a mention
The Centre for Mathematical Studies in Cambridge University
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Cabe also liked the Centre for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge University, which was designed with energy efficiency, community needs and the study of maths in mind
Copyright BDP/Martine Hamilton Knight
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The glazed Bournemouth Library, opened last year as part of a town centre redevelopment, also impressed Cabe. Copyright BDP/Martine Hamilton Knight






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