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Above and BeyondUnveiled in 1920, the Cenotaph is the inspiration behind Above and Beyond, an installation by Etcetera Studio, the collaborative practice of architect Tom Parsons and artist Edward Crooks. Shown in the First Floor Gallery of RIBA at 66 Portland Place, the free-to-view installation plays on the idea that Sir Edwin Lutyens' memorial reveals just a fragment of a much larger imagined structure. This installation presents a sculptural fragment, giving clues for the visitor and allowing them to imagine a space where alternative futures may be possible.

About RIBA

The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar. Open to the public, the Grade II* RIBA headquarters is the place to learn about architecture past, present and future - including the history of the 1930s building itself, on a guided tour. More about RIBA

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Euston Railway Station
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Grange Fitzrovia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £69† 30% off
20-28 Bolsover Street, W1W | 2 minutes from Above and Beyond
The Grange Fitzrovia Hotel lies in the heart of London's West End and is just minutes away from the exciting buzz of the famous theatres and ... More
Holiday Inn London Regent's Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £72† 41% off
Carburton Street, W1W | 3 minutes from Above and Beyond
Located near the transport hub of Euston, and handy for shops and theatres in the West End as well for the City and the New East ... More
Grange Langham Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £59† 26% off
31-35 Langham Street, W1W | 4 minutes from Above and Beyond
The Grange Langham Court Hotel is ideally located in central London " moments away from London's famous Regent Street and only a short walk from Oxford ... More
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Playing the Picturesque
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 4th June to 7th September 2019
Above and Beyond, 66 Portland Place, W1B | Same location as Above and Beyond
Architectural design studio You+Pea has created Playing the Picturesque, an interactive installation exploring the boundaries between virtual and physical space. On display at the RIBA Architecture ...More
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Faye Treacy: Work In Progress
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: Monday 29th July 2019 - 7.45pm
Above and Beyond, 240 Great Portland Street, W1W | 3 minutes from Above and Beyond
Musical comedy from the English Comedian Of The Year semi-finalist 2018....More
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Catch Your Breath
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 2nd April to 20th September 2019
Above and Beyond, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, NW1 | 6 minutes from Above and Beyond
Running throughout the summer, Catch Your Breath at the Royal College of Physicians explores respiration and how breathing is far more than just biology. From crying ...More
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Above and Beyond
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 6 minutes from Above and Beyond
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 7 minutes from Above and Beyond
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
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RIBA Architecture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | Same location as Above and Beyond
A continuous series of exhibitions and events of architecture and design are held in this fantastic 1930s Grade II listed building. There is an architectural information ... More
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RIBA
London > Attractions > Sights
66 Portland Place, W1B | Same location as Above and Beyond
The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar. Open to the ... More
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RIBA Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | Same location as Above and Beyond
Opened in 2014, the RIBA Gallery - housed in the Royal Institute of British Architecture - was created by six of the ... More
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Choconut
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
161 Great Portland Street, W1W | 1 minute from Above and Beyond
Personalised chocolates, created by a team led by Xavier Parcerisa, formerly Head Pastry Chef at The Goring, nuts and quality coffee are the little ... More
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Villandry Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
170 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 2 minutes from Above and Beyond
This wide-ranging delicatessen, (attached to the famous restaurant) is located in what once were the unpromising wastelands north of Oxford Street. As the area developed, so ... More
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John Frieda
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
75 New Cavendish Street, Marylebone, London W1G | 2 minutes from Above and Beyond
John Frieda is a big media hairdresser, with a celebrity client list to die for. Established for over 20 years, the cutting skills here are legendary. ... More
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RIBA Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | Same location as Above and Beyond
London’s architecture seamlessly blends the old and new world together, and there could not be a more appropriate place to admire this fluid magnificence than at ... More
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Efes 2
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
175 - 177 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 1 minute from Above and Beyond
Turkish cuisine with live Eastern music and belly dancing downstairs.... More
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Portland Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
113 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 2 minutes from Above and Beyond
With a menu driven by what arrives from their trusted suppliers each day and an excellent wine list that changes every month, Portland is ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from Above and Beyond
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from Above and Beyond
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 7 minutes from Above and Beyond
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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Chuan Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1c Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 5 minutes from Above and Beyond
Chuan Spa, based at the Langham Hotel, is the ultimate in spa and wellbeing experiences. Designed to create a tranquil atmosphere to maximise relaxation, Chuan Spa ... More
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Above and Beyond
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
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The London Academy of Krav Maga
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 6 minutes from Above and Beyond
Despite several high-profile aficionados – J-Lo and Angelina Jolie included – Israel’s contribution to martial arts is still unknown to the general public. Krav Maga ... More
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The Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from Above and Beyond
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The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Above and Beyond
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Above and Beyond
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The Lucky Pig
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 2 minutes from Above and Beyond
Elusive location? Check. Mismatched furniture? Check. Random antiques used for decoration? Check. And finally: an extensive cocktail list? Check. The Lucky Pig has all the elements ... More
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The Remedy
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
124 Cleveland Street, W1T | 4 minutes from Above and Beyond
Tucked away behind Warren Street and just a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street stations, The Remedy is ... More
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Artesian
London > Nightlife > Bars
Langham Hotel, 1C Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 5 minutes from Above and Beyond
Enjoy dominoes and daiquris on Mondays from 5pm or sax on Saturday nights from 8pm at one of London's most glamorous hotel cocktail bars. When the ... More
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 2 minutes from Above and Beyond
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from Above and Beyond
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 8 minutes from Above and Beyond
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