Project Soane | Architizer: Help Re-create a Soane Masterpiece
A worldwide crowdsourcing effort to virtually reconstruct Sir John Soane’s treasured Bank of England, lost to history in what is considered one the greatest architectural travesties.
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Architizer: Help Re-create a Soane Masterpiece

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21 Aug Architizer: Help Re-create a Soane Masterpiece

“Funnily enough, I think Sir John Soane might have liked the Digital Age,” says Robert Stern, Founder and Senior Partner of Robert A.M. Stern Architects, referring to the neoclassicist architect as perhaps the “first modern architect,” one who had both “a firm grasp of history, especially of Classical Rome” and “a sense of his own destiny and ability to influence the future.” One need look no further than the archival documentation of the Bank of England, a building since lost to time, for evidence that his approach was a means of trying “to out-jump or out-guess the future.”

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