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Unbuilt Wales

17 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Proposal for Harbour Offices, Swansea, Wales

Architect: Fairhurst & Thornley This design was placed second by the assessor, W.M. Fawcett, F.R.I.B.A., of Cambridge, and was awarded the premium of 100. The conditions were very carefully followed in planning, and...

17 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Proposal for Harbour Offices, Swansea

Architect: William Carruthers Laidlaw “This design wag favourably mentioned by the assessor, Mr. W.M. Fawcett, F.S.A. only two premiums were offered, and we illustrated the first premiated last Friday, and shall illustrate the...

14 April 2014

1880 – Cardiff Free Library & School of Art

Architect: J.H. Brett Submission for architectural competition to design a new central library for Cardiff. Submitted by Dublin architect J.H. Brett, the winning design was by architects James, Seward and Thomas,and was erected...

08 June 2009

1882 – Designs for Municipal Buildings, Newport

Architect: E.A. Lansdowne, Thomas M. Lockwood First premiated design in architectural competition to design new municipal buildings to contain a town hall, police court, and a library. Local architect E.A. Lansdowne was later...

08 June 2009

1906 – Bangor Free Library, Wales

Architect: Vernon Hodge Unsuccessful entry in architectural competition to design new library for Bangor, to be funded by the Carnegie Foundation.

08 June 2009

1910 – National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Architect: H.T. Hare Unbuilt design proposal for a new National Museum and Library for Wales. Construction of a new building in the civic complex of Cathays Park began in 1912, but owing to...