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Schlumberger Gould Research Centre

History of the Schlumberger Gould Research Centre

Pevsner describes this  as ‘ an astonishing building by Sir Michael Hopkins & Partners, 1982-4 … it establishes the image of the early High Tech school: low-rise, exact, technocratic structure for ‘clean’ industrial purposes … the knockout feature here … is the use of Teflon-coated glass-fibre.’

General information about the company Schlumberger can be found on Wikipedia.



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