Sir Joseph Paxton

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Noun1.Sir Joseph Paxton - English architect (1801-1865)Sir Joseph Paxton - English architect (1801-1865)  
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Which glass and iron building was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton for the Great Exhibition of 1851?
Sefton Park -- with its Grade II domed conservatory palm house -- and Princes Park -- co-designed by acclaimed architect Sir Joseph Paxton -- in particular, are ideal to wander and unwind in.
Then, in 1854, the government opened up Hyde Park, London, for the Great Exhibition -- Sir Joseph Paxton put in a last minute entry with plans of an iron and glass super structure, with two towers, for the show-hall.
There are 34 apartments at Eastham House, which was once owned by Sir Joseph Paxton, designer of the gardens at Birkenhead Park and the exhibition building of Crystal Palace in London.
When architect James Biber went to London for the first time, in 1977, he bought a book: a reproduction of working drawings for the Crystal Palace, the third-of-a-mile-long glass and cast iron pavilion designed by Sir Joseph Paxton for the Great Exhibition of 1851, the first-ever Worlds Fair.
Their underneath is heavily ribbed and was the inspiration for architect Sir Joseph Paxton's design for the Crystal Palace.
The semantic information in the opening credits is tied to aesthetic elements: Courbet's The Stone Breakers, 1849, for example, or Sir Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace in London (1851).
The original Crystal Palace, designed by Sir Joseph Paxton, was built in Hyde Park to host the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Crystal Palace Park, the former home of Sir Joseph Paxton's world famous glass masterpiece, is about to receive a makeover, courtesy of the London Development Agency (LDA).
"Birkenhead Park is one of our national treasures and we are delighted at the transformation, which echoes the full colour, form and splendour that Sir Joseph Paxton sought to achieve.