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In 1976 Hopkins set up what became Hopkins Architects in partnership with his wife, Patricia, who ran her own practice. One of their first buildings was their own house in Hampstead, a lightweight steel structure with glass faรงades. Early Hopkins buildings, such as the Greene King brewery in Bury St Edmunds and the Schlumberger laboratories near Cambridge, used new materials and construction techniques

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of work  His own 1976 house in Hampstead, London

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Eva Jiricna has been made the recipient of a prestigious award for her lifelong contribution to architecture, from the Czech Ministry of Culture. This is the first time there has been an architectural award along with those which are made annually from selected nominations for theatre, literature and music.

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he began studying philosophy at Copenhagen University and in 1918 enrolled for an engineering degree at the Polyteknisk LĂŚreanstalt, Copenhagen, specialising in reinforced concrete. He completed his studies in 1922. At this time Ove Arup was influenced by Charles Edouard Jeanneret (Le Corbusier) and his publication Vers une architecture, published that year; and also by Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus movement.

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