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RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture

22 October 2009

Stokes, Leonard Aloysius Scott (1858-1925)

Leonard Stokes was born in Southport in 1858. He trained in London and travelled in Germany and Italy. Most of his designs were for Roman Catholic buildings, including churches, convents and schools. His...

29 September 2009

Scott, Sir George Gilbert (1811-78)

A proponent of the Ecclesiological principles of church design, he developed the ability to blend elements from disparate architectural sources. Dedicated to the historic preservation of medieval buildings, Scott helped restore many churches...

21 September 2009

Scott, Michael (1905-1989)

Michael Scott (1905-1988) is considered the most important architect of the twentieth century in Ireland. Apart from Busáras, his most important buildings include his own home Geragh at Sandycove and Donnybrook Bus Garage....

01 September 2009

Champneys, Basil (1842-1935)

Basil Champneys was born in Whitechapel, London, on 17 September 1842, the fourth son of the Rev William W. Champneys, rector of St Mary’s, Whitechapel and later vicar of St Pancras and Dean...

31 August 2009

William Butterfield (1814-1900)

William Butterfield was born in London in 1814. His parents were strict non-conformists and ran a chemist shop in the Strand. He was one of nine children and was educated at a local...

08 July 2009

Bodley & Garner

George Frederick Bodley formed a partnership with Thomas Garner which lasted from 1869 until 1897. George Frederick Bodley was born in Brighton on 14 March 1827, the son of a doctor who practised...

08 June 2009

Thomas Henry Wyatt (1807-1880)

Thomas Henry Wyatt (usually known as T.H. Wyatt) was born at Lough Glin, Co. Roscommon on 9 May 1807, the son of Matthew Wyatt, a magistrate and his wife Anne Hillier. He was...

08 June 2009

Webb, Sir Aston (1849-1930)

Sir Aston Webb, RA, FRIBA, (May 22, 1849 – August 21, 1930) was an English architect, active in the late 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century. He was President...

08 June 2009

Waterhouse, Alfred (1830-1905)

Waterhouse was particularly associated with the Victorian Gothic revival. He is perhaps best known for his design for the Natural History Museum in London, although he also built a wide variety of other...

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