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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...

29 June 2009

1875 – Spring Grove, Kent

Architect: R.H. Carpenter Designed as the Residence of the Rev. R.S. Tabor a perspective view including plans was published in The Building News, July 24th 1874

29 June 2009

1881 – Proposed Roman Catholic Church, School & Presbytery, Bromley, Kent

Architect: E. Ingress Bell “We give this week a facsimile of Mr. Ingress Bell’s drawing-, now being exhibited at the Royal Academy, showing the plan and main elevation of the church, school and...