London Buildings, Built Environment Developments, UK Capital Architecture

London Buildings D: Property Designs

Key Architectural / Property Projects in British Capital, England, UK

page updated 14 Jun 2014

London Architecture : D

Key London buildings starting with D (no photos – alphabetical, listed by building):


Daily Express Building

Design: Owen Williams, Architect

Darwin Centre Phase Two, Natural History Museum, west London

Design: C. F. Møller Architects
Darwin Centre building
The ‘Cocoon’ at the centre of the design is a beautiful and mysterious object, captured within a spacious glass atrium and the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity and the Attenborough Studio inspire a new generation of scientists with their amazingly energetic and helpful staff. Danish architectural practice C. F. Møller Architects was chosen for the commission in 2001, in competition with 59 other international architectural firms.

David Chipperfield Architects’ offices, 1a Cobham Mews, Agar Grove, NW1

Design: David Chipperfield Architects

David Mellor Offices & Showroom, Shad Thames, southeast London
Dates built: 1988-91; later converted to Conran shop + offices
Design: Michael Hopkins & Partners

The Deckhouse, 9 Thames Reach, Rainville Rd, Hammersmith, west London
Date built: 1991
John Young

Design Centre – proposal, Chelsea Harbour, southwest London
Design: Duggan Morris Architects

Design Museum, Shad Thames
Date built: 1989
Design: Conran Roche – now Conran & Partners
Design Museum Shad Thames
photo © Nick Weall
Design Museum Building
Founding the Design Museum in Shad Thames in 1989 following an innovative start as the Boilerhouse in the basement of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Sir Terence Conran was a visionary mentor, leader and philanthropist.
see also Shad Thames Buildings for related architectural context in the area.

New Design Museum
proposed, est. 2007-
Bankside, adjacent to the Tate Modern – abandoned, it moved to the West End.

Dirty House, Shoreditch, east London
Dates built: 2001-02
Design: Adjaye/Associates

DLR Stations, east London
Dates built: 2003-05
Design: Weston Williamson
Four Docklands Light Railway stations

Docklands Light Railway Beckton Extension, east London
Date built: 1994
Design: Ahrends Burton Koralek – ABK

Docklands Student Village, east London
Date built: 2007
Design: Fraser Brown MacKenna
Docklands Student Village
The scheme, which overlooks London City Airport across the water, comprises 800 flats and self contained studios within five seven storey blocks perpendicular to the dock. A series of informal collegiate courtyard gardens line the dock edge.

Dolce and Gabbana shop, Bond St, London, England

Design: David Chipperfield Architects

Donnybrook housing, east London
Date built: 2006
Design: Peter Barber Architect

Doon Street Tower
Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
London allows a very high tower in the centre of the city, close to the Houses of Parliament. With many other towers on hold or abandoned this is a major shift in the ongoing struggle between those in favour of skyscrapers in London and those against.

Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, West End

Owen Williams, Architect

28 Dorset Square – redevelopment, Marylebone, northwest London
Date built: 2006
John McAslan & Partners

Dulwich Gallery, south London
Sir John Soane Architect

Dulwich Picture Gallery, southeast London
Rick Mather Architects

Location: London, south east England, UK

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Kings Crescent Estate Phases 1 and 2
Kings Crescent Estate Phases 1 and 2, London
photo © Peter Landers
Kings Crescent Estate Phases 1 and 2

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London Dairy – now a Pub
London Buildings D
photo © Adrian Welch
Crouch Hill, north Islington

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