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29 June 2009

1881 – Proposed Free Library & Museum, Oldham, Lancashire

Architect: Thomas Mitchell “In this competition the Corporation have selected the design marked ” F.S.A.,” submitted by Mr. Thomas Mitchell, F.R.I.B.A , of Oldham and Manchester, for the first premium, £100, and the...

29 June 2009

1881 – Chadwick Museum, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire

Architect: R. Knill Freeman “This museum is the gift of the late Dr. Chadwick, and was erected for the Corporation from the design of Mr. E. Knill Freeman, Bolton, selected in open competition....

25 June 2009

1999 – Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Architect: Benson + Forsyth In 1991 architects Benson + Forsyth were selected as winners of the architectural competition to design the new Museum of Scotland. Sited opposite that other well known Edinburgh landmark,...

16 June 2009

1892 – Kelvingrove Museum Competition, Glasgow

Architect: Stark & Rowntree Unexecuted design for an architectural competition to design a museum and art gallery for Glasgow.

16 June 2009

1892 – Kelvingrove Museum Competition, Glasgow

Architect: Simpson & Allen Selected design in an architectural competition to design a museum and art gallery complex for Glasgow. The gallery was opened in 1901, as the Palace of Fine Arts for...

16 June 2009

1892 – Kelvingrove Museum Competition, Glasgow

Architect: Honeyman & Keppie As published in The Building News, June 17th 1892. Unsuccesful entry in competition won by Simpson & Allen.

16 June 2009

1892 – Kelvingrove Museum Competition, Glasgow

Architect: Threadwell & Martin Entry for competition to design a new museum and art gallery for Glasgow.

16 June 2009

1892 – Kelvingrove Museum Competition, Glasgow

Architect: Thomas Manly Deane Unsuccessful entry by T.M. Deane for architectural competition to design a museum and art gallery for Glasgow.

11 June 2009

1895 – Museum, Solothurn, Switzerland

Architect: Alex Koch Published in the Academy Architecture and Annual Architectual Review 1895.

10 June 2009

1823-53, British Museum, London

Architect: Sir Robert Smirke / Foster + Partners The core of today’s British Museum, including the great south front, was designed in 1823 by Sir Robert Smirke (1780-1867) in Greek Revival style, but...