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UK architects

07 June 2009

Barradale, Isaac (1845-1892)

Isaac Barradale FRIBA (1845-1892) was a leading architect in the Arts & Crafts movement in Leicester and the East Midlands in the latter part of the 19th century. He was responsible for the...

07 June 2009

Rowand Anderson, Sir Robert (1834-1921)

Sir Robert Rowand Anderson RSA (5 April 1834 – 1 June 1921) was a Scottish Victorian architect. Anderson trained in the office of George Gilbert Scott in London before setting up his own...

07 June 2009

Adams, Maurice Bingham (1849-1933)

After completing his articles with H.N. Goulty of Brighton, Maurice B. Adams became assistant to William Ralph Emerson, and Architect to Brighton Council. Between 1872 and 1923 he was Editor of Building News....

07 June 2009

Adam, Robert (1728-92)

Famous Scottish architect who was invited to plan the new city of Lisbon after the disastrous earthquake of 1755. Recognised as the greatest Scottish architect ever. His father, William Adam was also an...

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...