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The State and District Court in Düsseldorf is one of the largest courthouses in Germany – in keeping with the building’s role in the administration of justice. With a number of unique features, the building complex also makes an architectural statement: its natural stone façade provides a harmonious link between the interior and the exterior. On one side of the road, the building is split into two sections connected by a glass bridge. A large open-plan staircase is a visual highlight in the multi-level foyer. The two integrated sections of the building both boast a light-flooded interior.
As part of the Government’s ‘Places of Change’ scheme, designed to improve the quality of homeless accommodation in the UK, Midland Heart’s £10 million Snow Hill project has seen the transformation of one of Birmingham’s largest supported housing schemes. Over half of the 92 self-contained apartments have been used to help those who are ready to move on from direct access accommodation to independent living.
Combined Forces Training Centre – a NATO training centre subordinated to the Transformation Command in Norfolk, set up in 2004 in Bydgoszcz, is to train officers from NATO countries and from countries cooperating within the Partnership for Peace program as well as to disseminate stat-of-the-art technologies and solutions with respect to tactical operations. The Centre organises lectures, seminars, conferences and practical training for officers.
The literally outstanding new city hall—with its prominent clock tower and surrounding 12-acre park—properly reflects Greer’s status as one of South Carolina’s fastest growing communities. Complementing the city hall is a new 37,000 sq ft courthouse nearby that also houses the police force. The town’s successful drive to modernize its civic space has prepared Greer to meet expanding public service needs for 50 years to come.
Following the historic devolution referendum result for Wales, a design competition resulted in the creation of the National Assembly for Wales.
The most enduring and endearing memory of the old chancellery in Bonn is that of Henry Moore’s sculpture "Two Large Forms". However, in April 2001 the centre of power moved into its new domicile in Berlin. Or to put it another way, the power behind the German executive has a new centre. And what a centre it is: Not a trace of intimidating totalitarian architecture, instead indications of a desire - unencumbered and unmistakably confident - to show a bit of pride.