Showing culture blog archives for: October 2017

Marble Arch architecture firm wins bid to design UK’s Holocaust memorial

We are bursting with pride to announce that local Marble Arch architecture firm, Adjaye Associates, has won the bid to design the UK’s Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre. The selection process included an international competition, with 92 entries in total and ten finalists. Teaming up with Ron Arad Architects and Gustafson Porter + Bowman, Adjaye Associates were…

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Remembering Mary Seacole this Black History Month

We are remembering Mary Seacole this Black History Month. She was a true pioneer for woman and one of our incredible past residents. Mary, born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1805 to a Scottish Lieutenant in the British Army and a Jamaican ‘doctress’ and healer, lived a pioneering life of breaking down cultural and gender barriers as…

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