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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st August 1933 Film critic Barry Norman was born in London.
21st August 1913 Actress Diana Churchill was born in Wembley, London.
21st August 1908 Eminent 1940s actor David Farrar was born in Forest Gate.
21st August 1765 King William IV (William Henry) was born in Buckingham Palace.
Disconcerting modernist building by architect David Adjaye.
Location: Whitby Street, Shoreditch, London
Description: This distinctive building is a residential house for artists Sue Webster and Tim Noble designed by renowned architect David Adjaye in 2001.
It's an old building underneath, made of painted black brick and looks tough and urban. However, on the very top of the building, there sits a very elegant rooftop gallery made of glass.