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Architects & Historical Figures

06 June 2009

Kelly, Stephen (b.1891)

Apprenticed to R.M. Butler and studied at the Dublin Institute of Technology. Worked with John J. Robinson until establishing partnership of Jones and Kelly with Alfred Jones in 1919. In their first year...

14 April 2010

Kirby, Edmund (1838 – 1920)

Edmund Kirby was born in Liverpool, educated at Sedgeley Park School and Oscott College. He was articled to E.W. Pugin, then worked for Hardman & Co., and for John Douglas in Chester. By...

24 August 2009

Knill Freeman, Richard (1838-1904)

Richard Knill Freeman was born in 1838 or 1839 and practised in Bolton, Greater Manchester from 1865, initially in partnership with George Cunliffe and after 1871 alone. He later became Diocesan Surveyor for...

06 June 2009

Koralek, Paul

Paul Koralek studied at the Architectural Association in London and graduated in 1956. He worked with Marcel Breuer in New York before forming Ahrends Burton and Koralek in 1961. In the same year,...

15 January 2010

Laloux, Victor

Victor Laloux, who was awarded the Prix de Rome in 1878 is remembered as a great exponent of the Beaux-Arts style. He designed the city halls in Tours and Roubaix and the train...

15 January 2010

Libeskind, Daniel (1946-)

Daniel Libeskind, an international figure in architectural practice and urban design, was born in postwar Poland in 1946, and became an American citizen in 1965. He studied music in Israel and in New...

06 June 2009

Lutyens, Sir Edwin (1869-1944)

Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) was one of the most important english architects of the early twentieth century. He was responsible for some outstanding domestic commission in England but his most important work was...

06 June 2009

Lyons, Henry J. (1880-1947)

Apprenticed to Kaye, Parry and Ross before establishing a private practice in 1927. Elected Fellow of the RIBA in 1925. Specialised in commercial buildings, particularly cinemas and factories, before being joined by his...

08 June 2009

Macartney, Sir Mervyn Edmund (1853-1932)

Son of a Co. Armagh, Ireland, family, he was born in London, was a pupil of Richard Norman Shaw, and a founder of the Art-Workers’ Guild. He began practice in 1882, his work...

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