Eight of England’s Most Magnificent Libraries

Libraries are ingrained into the blueprints of cities worldwide. As well as their obvious educational importance, they play a substantial role culturally and historically. Read more

7 International Architects Who Helped Shape England

Architects from around the world have lived and worked in England in relatively small numbers for several centuries. In particular, the 20th century saw a large influx: many of them refugees fleeing the political situation in Europe. Their contribution to the built environment is undeniable, and they are responsible for some of the most important buildings of the 20th and 21st Centuries. 1. Amyas Connell Born at the turn of the Twentieth Century, Amyas Connell came to Europe from hisRead more

Just Listed: 8 Cutting-Edge Libraries of the Late C20

In the 1960s there was a lifting of government controls on building which saw an unprecedented spate of library building with 350 being built across the UK. Scandinavian building styles dominated and for small libraries, circular or polygonal buildings were popular.Read more