BURNHAM COLLECTION

Monadnock Building: 8in high, 2.5in wide, 1.25in deep & 1lb approximately.

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

Reliance Building: 8in high, 3in wide, 2in deep & 3lb approximately.

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The Monadnock building with its flared base and top and jutting out bay windows is one of the world's most distinctive skyscrapers. It graces the Chicago skyline and is renowned for being at the forefront of innovation. It remains to this day the tallest commercial iron framed building with a load-bearing masonry exterior.

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 Reliance Building, designed by renowned architect Daniel Burnham, is a historic landmark located in Chicago, Illinois. Built in 1890, this iconic building is recognized as one of the world's earliest and finest examples of skyscraper architecture. Its unique design and construction were groundbreaking for the time and have inspired countless architects and builders ever since.



EDITION

Open edition - signed and dated

ARCHITECT

Burnham & Root, Various, Chicago Style

DIMENSIONS

Monadnock Building: 8in high, 2.5in wide, 1.25in deep & 1lb approximately.

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

Reliance Building: 8in high, 3in wide, 2in deep & 3lb approximately.

LOCATION

USA

MATERIALS

Handmade: Plaster, metal etching

RETURNS

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

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FREEMASONS' HALL

9.5in high, 6.5in wide, 3in deep & 7lb approximately.

Architects Henry Victor Ashley and F.Winton Newman designed Freemasons' Hall and construction took place between 1927 and 1933.

The current Grade II art deco building is the third masonic hall on this two-and-a-quarter acre site in the heart of London. It cost over £1 million to build, the money having been raised by Freemasons to honour the 3225 Freemasons who died in WWI.

Chisel & Mouse have created a beautiful architectural sculpture of the Freemasons' Hall main entrance.

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 frame and door 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: Freemasons' Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ, England.

FREEMASONS' HALL
BAUHAUS DESSAU (L)
BAUHAUS DESSAU (L)

11in high, 7in wide, 3in deep & 5.5lb approximately.

The Bauhaus Dessau was designed by Walter Gropius in 1925 to house the Bauhaus design school. The building bares many similarities to his critically acclaimed Fagus Factory. The school was responsible for launching the Modern Movement and shaped much of the architecture of the 20th century.

The Bauhaus Dessau with its strong lines and simple form is an outstanding example of modernist architecture.

VENICE CITYSCAPE (S)

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

Venice is an Italian city situated on a group of 117 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who lived in the area in 10th century. It is thought to have been founded by refugees from the countryside fleeing Germanic and Hun invasions. Its strategic position at the head of the Adriatic sea helped in its developing into a city state and a major naval and commercial power. It was an important centre of commerce and art from the 13th to the 17th centuries. By the late 13th century, Venice was the most prosperous city in all of Europe. During the 18th century, Venice became perhaps the most elegant and refined city in Europe, greatly influencing art, architecture and literature.

The buildings of Venice are constructed on closely spaced wooden piles. Most of these piles are still intact after centuries of submersion. The foundations rest on plates of limestone placed on top of the piles, and buildings of brick or stone sit above these footings. The piles penetrate a softer layer of sand and mud until they reach a much harder layer of compressed clay. During the 20th century, when many artesian wells were sunk into the periphery of the lagoon to draw water for local industry, Venice began to subside. It was realised that extraction of water from the aquifer was the cause. The sinking has slowed markedly since artesian wells were banned in the 1960s.

It is an extremely beautiful city with setting, architecture and art all contributing. The lagoon, that stretches along the shoreline, and parts of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site. Venice has a rich and diverse architectural style, the most famous of which is the Gothic style. Venetian Gothic architecture is a term given to a Venetian building style combining use of the Gothic lancet arch with Byzantine and Ottoman influences. The style originated in 14th-century Venice, where the confluence of Byzantine style from Constantinople met Arab influence from Moorish Spain.

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

Acrylic case optional

VENICE CITYSCAPE (S)
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART (M)
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART (M)

8in high, 5in wide, 2in deep & 3lb approximately.

Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh Building, "The Mac" or "Toshie" as it is commonly known, was voted Britain's favourite building of the last 175 years in a 2009 RIBA poll. It has been at the heart of the Glasgow School of Art's campus. Building work was started in 1897 to a design created by the school's most famous alumnus, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. He was a leading proponent of the Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau movements in the United Kingdom. The Mackintosh Building is his masterwork. Unfortunately it was consumed by fire recently and its future is uncertain.

Our architectural sculpture is of the slightly off-centre entrance facade. The facade is asymmetric with tower like masonry walls and small windows remembering Scottish baronial architecture.

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, shelf or wall.

Address: Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ, Scotland.









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