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BUILDING
 
 
Angel of the North
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DESIGNER
 
 
Antony Gormley

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CONTEXT
 
Relationship with the location
Antony Gormley, Angel of the North, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, Ove Arup, John Thornton
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DESCRIPTION
 
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Antony Gormley, Angel of the North, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, Ove Arup, John Thornton
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MATERIALS
 
corten steel

Antony Gormley, Angel of the North, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, Ove Arup, John Thornton

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
United Kingdom
State
England
Region
North East
County
Tyne and Wear
Town
Gateshead
Place
Low Eighton
Address
A1 Motorway (A167 Durham Road)
 
 
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MAP
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Monuments, decorations, furnishings, graphics
Monuments and works of art
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1994     project winner of limited competiton
Realisation
1997 - 1998
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AWARDS
 
2000
Civic Trust Award
1999
The South Banks Show Award for Visual Arts
1998
The British Constructional Steelwork Association Awards, structural steel design
1995
National Art Collection Fund Award
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  The One and Only
Directed by
Simon Cellan Jones
Nationality
UK, France
Year of production
2002
Cast
Richard Roxburgh, Justine Waddell, Patsy Kensit, Jonathan Cake, Tom Goodman-Hill
Building's role
Considerable
 
Title
  Purely Belter
Directed by
Mark Herman
Nationality
UK
Year of production
2001
Cast
Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Jody Baldwin, Kerry Ann Christiansen, Chris Beattie, Greg McLane, Charlie Hardwick, Roy Hudd
Building's role
Considerable
 
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Mike Brown, "The Angel of the North. Antony Gormley", Arup Journal 2/1998, pp. 15-17
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CLIENT
 
 
Gateshead Council
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AMOUNT
 
 
£ 1.000.000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Widht
m. 54
Height
m. 20
Weight
t. 220
Number
3.152 pieces of steel
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Ove Arup & Partners
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STAFF
 
Structural consultant
John Thornton
Ove Arup & Partners
Developer
Hartlepool Fabrications Ltd, Teesside (steel)
Thomas Armstrong Construction Ltd. (foundations)
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CREDITS
 
 
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Antony Gormley, Angel of the North, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, Ove Arup, John Thornton



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