NZ2463 : Times Square

taken 8 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

Times Square
Times Square
The square is enclosed on three sides by the International Centre for Life (Institute of Human Genetics, Bioscience Centre and Visitor Attraction) built on the old line of Scotswood Road. In the centre of the photo can be seen the Market-Keepers House, designed by John Dobson around 1842.
Tyne and Wear HER(9199): Newcastle, Scotswood Road, Market Keeper's House LinkExternal link
International Centre for Life
The International Centre for Life is a symbol of Newcastle University’s pre-eminence in the field of genetic research.

The Ł60million Millennium scheme combines a new block for the University’s Genetics department; a Bioscience Centre with office and laboratory space for private sector bio-technology companies; a visitor attraction designed to inform the public about genetics and the story of DNA; and Times Square, Newcastle’s first new public square for over a century. The architectural design of the complex responds to its context, while creating sufficient coherence and identity to establish a new quarter. ICL is a landmark urban regeneration project that celebrates and revives elements of Newcastle’s past. The architecture and urban planning actively promotes renewal, evolution and development, thereby mirroring the life-giving function of the building.

Terry Farrell and Partners (1996 - 1999): LinkExternal link
Client : Tyne & Wear Development Corporation
Location : Newcastle upon Tyne
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 February, 2010
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Square   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2434 6375 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.0670N 1:37.2808W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2437 6381
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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