The Rivington Place opened in 2007, designed by David Adjaye for London's Institute of International Visual Arts.
The entrance for the post-modernist building perfectly evident, directly against the sidewalk and with full wall-height glazing. The checkerboard windows recall ancient stone structures. Yet the exterior has Adjaye's typical clean gray quality. The building includes a gallery, theatre, project space, cafe, offices, labs, and a library.
Adjaye received the 2008 RIBA 'Award for London' for this project.
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