BANKSIDE POWER STATION

9.5in high, 5in wide, 2in deep & 3.3lb approximately.

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Bankside Power Station was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Its enormous chimney dominates the structure and makes it an unmistakable London landmark. Bankside Power Station is 200 metres long, steel framed and brick clad with a substantial central chimney standing 99 metres tall. The chimneys' height were limited to less than the spire of St Paul's Cathedral which stands on the opposite side of the river.

Gilbert Scott's modernist approach also created some of the most recognisable windows of any London landmark and it is the awesome form of these windows that we have chosen to represent in an architectural sculpture.

Each of our architectural sculptures is handmade in our studio in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. The window frames are made of etched brass. Stylish ornaments, gifts or presents that are handmade in Britain and look fabulous on a desk, shelf or wall.

Address: Bankside, London, SE1 9TG, England.



EDITION

Open edition - signed and dated

ARCHITECT

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, 1952, Art Deco

DIMENSIONS

9.5in high, 5in wide, 2in deep & 3.3lb approximately.

LOCATION

London, England

MATERIALS

Handmade: Plaster, metal etching

RETURNS

No quibble returns policy.

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We hand make all of our models. Chisel & Mouse is the combination of an artisan’s approach (the chisel) with modern innovation and transformative technologies (the mouse).

By capturing life and its big ideas in miniature, the brand celebrates the beauty of our industrialised world.

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8in high, 5in wide, 2.5in deep & 3lb approximately.

The Flatiron was designed by Daniel Burnham, a founder of the 'Chicago School' style of architecture. Completed in 1902 the building was built using a unique steel skeleton which became the prototype for many skyscrapers that followed.

The building was not initially greeted with public acclaim, but soon became a symbol of New York and is considered the nation's first true skyscraper. Its distinctive clothes 'iron' shape gives the building its name. Built at the intersection of Broadway and Fifth Avenue, the 'Architectural Record' suggested the building "resembled a ship sailing up the Avenue."

The Flatiron has become one of New York's must see tourist attractions - a true city icon. Chisel & Mouse have modelled the building in its entirety, enabling you to view the sculpture from each of its unique angles.

Each of our architectural sculptures is handmade in our studio in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. The window frames and door are made of etched brass. Stylish ornaments, gifts or presents that are handmade in Britain and look fabulous on a desk or shelf.

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PANTHEON

5.5in high, 8.5in wide, 3in deep & 5.5lb approximately.

Limited edition the Pantheon, Rome. We are producing a run of 150 beautifully crafted and hand signed models.

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Our cut-away model perfectly highlights the intricate design and staggering workmanship that went into this magnificent building.

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AMSTERDAM CITYSCAPE WITH BLUE WATER (S)

13in high, 13in wide, 2in deep & 7lb approximately.

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This 3d map of Amsterdam, at a scale of 1:5000, is centred on the Royal Palace and includes the Singel, Prinsengracht, Herengracht and Keizersgracht. It is a single resin tile measuring 30x30cm encapsulated in an oak frame. Completed with metal etched blue water. The model can wall hang or be displayed on a desk or table top.

Acrylic cover optional.

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CHICAGO CITYSCAPE WITH BLUE WATER (S)

13in high, 13in wide, 2in deep & 7lb approximately.

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This 3d map of Chicago, at a scale of 1:5000, is centred on the Loop. It is a single resin tile measuring 30x30cm encapsulated in an oak frame and metal etched blue water. The model can wall hang or be displayed on a desk or table top.

Acrylic case optional

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ADDRESS

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