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10 April 2014

1899 – Library & Central Technical Schools, Truro, Cornwall

Architect: Silvanus Trevail The funding of Passmore Edwards led to the construction of firstly the Library, in 1896 and then the adjacent schools in 1899. Buildings funded by Edwards regularly got illustrated in...

29 March 2014

1899 – Public Library & Technical Schools, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Architect: Waller & Son Still in use today as a public library, the main Gloucester Library in Brunswick Road was constructed at the end of the 19th century as a memorial to Queen...

03 February 2014

1898 – West Ham Municipal Technical Institute, West Ham, London

Architect: Gibson & Russell The foundation stone of the West Ham Municipal Technical Institute was laid on 29th October, 1898 by the Mayor of West Ham, Alderman W Crow, J.P., and the opening...

01 January 2014

1898 – Technical Schools, West Hartlepool, Durham

Architect: H.A. Cheers “These buildings are an extensive range erected by the Town Council of West Hartlepool for mechanical science and art instruction, and are an attempt to give a large amount of...

01 January 2014

1898 – Technical School & Library, Colne, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse and Willoughby “This design was chosen last December, in an “open” competition, for the first place by Mr. S. W. Beaumont, F.E.I. B..\., Manchester, the assessor appointed by the corporation. The...

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...

26 April 2012

1936 – Technical School, Fairview, Dublin

Architect: Robinson & Keefe Now with an added level, the Technical School by Robinson & Keefe has some slight Art Deco touches. The building has a lovely gradual curve following the curvature of...

21 December 2009

1896 – Lord Leighton Memorial, Camberwell, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams Built as the Passmore Edwards South London Art Gallery & Technical Institute. Perspective view & ground plan published in The Building News, April 10th 1896.

01 September 2009

1882 – Technical School, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: Hope & Jardine Perspective View including ground & 1st floor plans published in The Building News, June 18th 1880. Bradford Mechanics’ Institute was founded in 1832, acquired a School of Design in...

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