Philatelists and architecture enthusiasts can both rejoice, because the Royal Mail has recently released a new collection of stamps that celebrates the contemporary architecture boom throughout Britain. The stamps feature pictures of some of the UK's most striking and famous modern buildings, showing that the nation is a leader in forward-thinking building designs.
There are 10 contemporary buildings in the Royal Mail's architecture collection spread throughout Britain and Northern Ireland. These include the London Aquatics Centre designed by Zaha Hadid Architects; the Library of Birmingham; SEC Armadillo, Glasgow; Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh; Giants' Causeway Visitor Centre, Northern Ireland; National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff; Eden Project, St. Austell; Everyman Theatre, Liverpool; Imperial War Museum North, Manchester; and the Blavatnik BUilding (formerly Switch House) at the Tate Modern in London.
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Villainous Postage Stamps
Architectural Stamp Sets
Limited Edition Sci-Fi Stamps
Minimalist Fantasy Stamps
Architect-Designed Postal Stamps