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26 March 2014

1867 – Schools, Carlow, Co. Carlow

Architect: John McCurdy Strongly reminiscent of the work of Deane and Woodward of a decade before. “With this number we give an illustration of schools at present being erect at Carlow. They are...

05 March 2014

1886 – Downshire Schools, Hillsborough, Co. Down

Architect: William Batt Funded by the Marquess of Downshire. No longer in use as a school, converted into apartments. Published in The Irish Builder, November 15 1886.

27 January 2014

1898 – Wesleyan Church and School, Nunhead, London

Architect: Robert Clamp “This block of buildings has recently been erected in the Ivydale-road, Nunhead (a district known as Waverley Park), for the Methodist New Connexion. The site was given by the adjoining...

18 January 2014

1898 – Chapel, Mill Hill School, London

Architect: Basil Champneys “Ox Wednesday next, the 22nd inst., this important and interesting addition to the buildings of Mill Hill School is to be opened. The architect is Mr. Basil Champneys. The drawings...

14 January 2014

1906 – Normal School, Hamilton, Ontario

Architect: Frank R. Heakes Almost identical to other Normal Schools constructed in Stratford, and North Bay, Ontario at the same time. The Normal Schools, renamed Teachers’ Colleges in 1953, were designed to train...

04 January 2014

1898 – Higher Grade School, Scarborough, Yorkshire

Architect: Hall, Cooper & Davis “The accompanying drawing is in this year’s Royal Academy Exhibition. The design was selected in competition early last year. Thirty- six sets of designs were sent in, and...

04 January 2014

1898 – Mile Thornm School, Halifax

Architect: J.F. Walsh Published in The Building News, September 16 1898.

16 December 2013

1879 – Industrial School for Dublin Boys, Artane, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan The Artane Industrial school was set up in 1871 in Artane House by the Congregation of Christian Brothers. The school buildings were constructed between 1871 and 1879 to designs by...

11 November 2013

1873 – The Building Trade Schools, Stuttgart, Germany

Architect: Oberbaurath Joseph Von Egle This school was conceived to enable craftsmen to carry out their trades in the summer, and to further their education in the winter, when construction had to be...