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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th March 1979 Caryl Churchill's Cloud Nine, premieres in London
29th March 1959 Born today: Marina Sirtis, London, actress (Troi-Star Trek: The Next Generation)
29th March 1871 the Albert Hall was opened by Queen Victoria.
29th March 1869 Born today: Edwin Lutyens, architect, London
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.