© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

The Rothschild Foundation // Stephen Marshall Architects

United Kingdom

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The building, which is the new home for the Rothschild Foundation and the Waddesdon Archives, will be open to the public by appointment from June 18 2011.

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

 Designed by Stephen Marshall Architects the scheme broadly follows the footprint of the existing farm buildings on the site, using strong references to the agricultural past through the groupings of the buildings around a courtyard and the materials used.

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© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

The complex consists of two rectangular blocks facing each other across a courtyard, one housing the Reading Room, archive stores and study rooms, the other the Rothschild Foundation offices..

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

© Stephen Marshall (Urbanism) Ltd

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