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01 July 2009

Thomas Mawson (1861-1933)

Thomas Hayton Mawson was an English landscape architect. He was in partnership with Dan Gibson from 1898 to 1900 and thereafter collaborated with him on other projects.

01 July 2009

1905 – Brogues Wood, Tinterdon, Kent

Architect: H.& B. Kitchen

01 July 2009

1905 – House at Margate, Kent

Architect: H.L. Fedden

01 July 2009

1908 – House & Garden at Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire

Architect: Wolfall & Eccles Garden designed by Thomas Mawson.

01 July 2009

1875 – St. Peters Church, Brighton, Sussex

Architect: Charles Barry / George Somers Clarke The church was orginally built from 1824-28 to a design by Sir Charles Barry, then only in his mid-twenties. It was built in an approximation of...

30 June 2009

O’Donnell + Tuomey to design new Students’ Centre at the London School of Economics

O’Donnell + Tuomey has won an international design competition for a new £21.5 million Students’ Centre at the London School of Economics. The Irish firm beat a strong shortlist in a RIBA design...

30 June 2009

Life for the boom’s dead spaces

Even during the boom, it was difficult to see some of the things we were building and imagine them as a success. Enormous luxury golf and spa hotels in the middle of nowhere,...

30 June 2009

Hartley, Jesse (1780-1860)

Despite having no experience of dock building, Hartley was the first full-time professional dock engineer in the world. He had previously worked for his father, Bernard Hartley who was a stonemason, architect and...

30 June 2009

Theophil von Hansen (1813-91)

Baron Theophil Edvard von Hansen (original Danish name: Theophilus Hansen) was a Danish architect who later became an Austrian citizen. He became particularly well-known for his buildings and structures in Vienna, and is...