The innovative design of the penguin pool at the #londonzoo kickstarted Ove Arup's international career; With it's curved walls the pool imitated the natural habitat of penguins and echoed the their cries while the ramps created shade from the sun 🐧 The design was later listed as a Grade 1 building in the UK Government scheme for protecting important buildings. Pop by DAC and explore the design behind the penguin pool as well as other architectural highlights in Arup's immense career 👉 link in bio #daccommunity #archilovers #architecturelovers #DanskArkitekturCenter #explorethearchitecture #architecture #danisharchitecture #danisharchitecturecenter #ovearup #arup #iconic #london #uk #modernart #londonarchitecture #penguinpool

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  • martindhspencer1 month ago

    The listing did not do it any favours. It's sitting abandoned now and rooting away. Stunning it is though

  • astridkbh1 month ago

    Hvis de river den ned, synes jeg i stedet I skal stille den op foran BLOX🙌