Royal Mail gives Britain's modern architecture its stamp of approval – Xinhua

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LONDON, July 14 (Xinhua) -- A collection of postage stamps celebrating modern architecture in Britain was issued by the Royal Mail Friday.

The 10 stamps have a good time a quantity of iconic buildings, together with Tate Modern in London, the Scottish Parliament constructing in Edinburgh and the London Aquatic Middle.

All of the featured buildings have turn into well-known landmarks in cities and cities throughout Britain.

Royal Mail's stamp technique supervisor Philip Parker stated: "These new stamps have a good time visionary buildings which mix beautiful architecture with nice engineering."

The stamps have been launched as a approach of marking the renaissance in recent times of modern architecture in Britain. The previous twenty years has seen a surge within the development of new public buildings in Britain.

A spokesman for Royal Mail stated: "There has additionally been a renewal of confidence in British architecture led by world-well-known architects together with Dame Zaha Hadid, Lord Richard Rogers and Lord Norman Foster, together with a number of different skills."

The buildings celebrated within the postage stamps embrace The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, the Large's Causeway Customer Middle in Northern Eire and the London Aquatics Middle constructed for the London 2012 Olympics.

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Royal Mail gives Britain's modern architecture its stamp of approval - Xinhua