Landmarks- Brighton

Investigate the existing architecture of the urban context assigned to the architectural students. What are the landmarks/iconic places and styles and associated with these places?

 

Featured are just a few of brighton famous landmards, visited year after year! Brighton as we know it is most famous  for it’s Pier but also the Royal Pavilion, Marina Village, The lanes, regency town house, Stadium & its great festivals!

 

Royal Pavilion

Constructed for The Prince Regent, later to become King George IV, this palace is unique in Europe for it’s Indochinese style. It contains a diverse range of objects belonging to the Royal Family.

Brighton Pier

A raised walkway over the sea offering shops, amusements, restaurants and bars, the Brighton Pier has over 1,000,000 visitors a year.

Marina Village

A modern development to the town, Marina Village has become one of the largest boating centres on the south coast and offers luxury shopping and high-class accommodation.

The Lanes

The historical centre of Brighton with cobbled alleys and lanes, is now an area of antique shops, cafes and street entertainers.

The regency town house 

The Regency Town House is a grade I Listed terraced home of the mid-1820s being developed as a heritage centre and museum to focus on the architecture and social history of Brighton & Hove between the 1780s and 1840s. The towhee is also host to exhibitions such as photography

Stanmore house 

A stunning 18th century Georgian Manor House set in the beautiful Stanmer Park, just a stone’s throw away from central Brighton. Our restaurant is open 7 days a week and both the whole house and marquee can be exclusively hired for weddings and events.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Playing in the Championship division of English football, the “Seagulls” were founded in 1901 and have a colourful history in the professional game. Tickets are usually available for home games from the Seagulls ticket office.

Brighton Festival

Brighton Festival is an annual showcase for theatre, music, dance, performance and books, from both local and international artists.

Recent guest directors include Vanessa Redgrave (actress) 2012, Aung San Suu Kyi (Burmese political activist) 2011, Brian Eno (musician and innovator) 2010 & Anish Kapoor (artist) 2009.

Pride Festival

Pride is Brighton’s annual street party & parade attracting thousands of visitors for a colourful, musical celebration of our diverse community.

South downs national park 

From rolling hills to bustling market towns, the South Downs National Park’s landscapes cover 1,600km2 of breathtaking views and hidden gems. A rich tapestry of wildlife, landscapes, tranquillity and visitor attractions, weave together a story of people and place in harmony.

 

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