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15 January 2010

1883 – Art Gallery, Museum & School of Art, Aberdeen

Architect: Matthews & Mackenzie Aberdeen’s handsome granite Art Gallery, designed by Alexander Marshall Mackenzie of Matthews & Mackenzie, was opened in 1885. The displays combined industrial exhibitions with exhibitions of art, greatly enhanced...

10 December 2009

2004 – Sharp Centre for Design, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Will Alsop The Sharp Centre for Design at the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) is held aloft by 12 coloured steel columns “” with the horizontal slab hovering 15 storeys...

09 October 2009

1880s – Escuela de Arte, Toledo, Spain

Architect: Arturo Melida Created in the 19th Century for the training of artists and crafstmen in the city of Toledo, by architect Arturo Melida. It was later necessary to enlarge the school, making...

07 September 2009

1930s – ANU School of Art, Canberra, Australia

26 August 2009

1881 – Chiswick School of Art, Bedford Park, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams This was one of the public buildings on the Bedford Park estate intended to give the new development a sense of community. Designed by Maurice B. Adams it opened...

24 August 2009

1881 – Liverpool School of Art, Lancashire

Architect: C.O. Ellison Second Premiated Design, perspective view including ground & 1st floor plans, published in The Building News, March 11th 1881. “The selected design in this competition was published in the Building...

04 August 2009

1880 – West London School of Art, London

Architect: R.W. Edis Perspective view & ground plan published in The Building News, February 27th 1880.

13 July 2009

1878 – Manchester School of Art, Lancashire

Architect: George T. Redmayne Perspective View including ground & first floor plans published in The Building News, November 1st 1878.

29 June 2009

1896 – Technical & Art Schools, Leicester, Leicestershire

Architect: Everard & Pitt Perspective view published in The Building News, May 29th 1896.