This is the Francis Crick Institute (formerly the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation), a biomedical research centre opened in 2016 adjacent to St Pancras Station. London. . The institute is a partnership between Cancer Research UK, Imperial College London, King's College London, the Medical Research Council, University College London and the Wellcome Trust. The institute has 1,500 staff, including 1,250 scientists, and an annual budget of over £100 million, making it the biggest single biomedical laboratory in Europe. . It’s named after the Cambridge molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist Francis Crick, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, who shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine with James Watson and Maurice Wilkins. . The lines created by the repetition of facade details in perspective are fabulous, I describe the effect as #diagonalduoplicity. . #architecture #archdaily #archilovers #architecturephotography #cornerplay #igerslondon #london #modernarchitecture #london4all #smallfolksinlargeplaces #minimalpeople #thisislondon #visitlondon .