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MUSEUM PIECE

MUSEUM PIECE: The exterior of the British Museum's world-famous Round Reading Room is now exposed to view after the completion of an eight month demolition contract which has removed the now redundant library stacks which have surrounded it for decades. Demolition contractor H Smiths (Engineers) removed more than 20,000m3 of rubble to clear the way for the creation of the Great Court, a new public space designed by Foster & Partners, that will be covered by a 6,000m2 glass and steel ...

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