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UK architects

06 June 2009

Burton, Decimus (1800-1881)

Decimus Burton was the son of a builder and had a successful early career in London where he built the arch on Constitution Hill, and the Colosseum in Regent’s Park. This was in...

06 June 2009

McGrath, Raymond (1903-1977)

Raymond McGrath (1903-1977) was Australian by birth though of Irish extraction. After winning two scholarships from Sydney University, he studied architecture at Clare College Cambridge. He first practised architecture in London where he...

06 June 2009

Lutyens, Sir Edwin (1869-1944)

Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) was one of the most important english architects of the early twentieth century. He was responsible for some outstanding domestic commission in England but his most important work was...

06 June 2009

Koralek, Paul

Paul Koralek studied at the Architectural Association in London and graduated in 1956. He worked with Marcel Breuer in New York before forming Ahrends Burton and Koralek in 1961. In the same year,...

06 June 2009

Chambers, Sir William (1723-1796)

Sir William Chambers was born in Got√ęborg, Sweden of Scottish parentage in 1723. At the age of sixteen, he joined the Swedish East India Company and voyaged to India and China for nine...

05 June 2009

Abercrombie, Patrick (1880-1957)

After training as an architect Patrick Abercrombie (1880-1957) became junior lecturer at the Liverpool School of Architecture where in 1915 he became the Professor of Civic Design. This position he retained until 1935...

05 June 2009

Thomas Fuller (1823-1893)

Thomas Fuller was born in Bath, England where he trained as an architect. Living in Bath and London he did a number of projects. In 1845 he left for Antigua, where he spent...