Blavatnik School of Government

Since we were in Oxford, we took the opportunity of visiting the brand new Blavatnik School of Government by Herzog and de Meuron, only just opened on the big Radcliffe Infirmary site up Walton Street.   Dixon.Jones were candidates for the project.   So was David Chipperfield.   Herzog de Meuron have designed an opulent spaceship with a generous curving interior like the inside of the Guggenheim, sweeping and swooping in concrete expressionism:-

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