A brief introduction to Brutalism

Loved and loathed, revered and reviled: Brutalism remains one of the most controversial and misunderstood architectural styles of the 20th century.Read more

A spotter’s guide to Victorian architecture

Named for the 63 year reign of Queen Victoria, the era 1837 – 1901 inspired unprecedented social, intellectual and technological change.Read more

A spotter’s guide to Post-Modern architecture

Post-Modernism in architecture was an international phenomenon, which can be defined by its relationship to the Modern Movement.Read more

You Didn’t Know it was Neo-Georgian

You might think you know about Georgian architecture but what is Neo-Georgian? How does it differ from the original and what difference does that little word ‘neo’ make? Written by Elizabeth McKellar, Professor of Architectural and Design History at the Open University and co-author of Neo Georgian Architecture 1880- 1970. What is Neo-Georgian Architecture and when did it begin? Neo-Georgian is the term used to describe any buildings that date from after Georgian architecture faded, c. 1840, that re-use its classical approachRead more