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Architects that Shaped Birmingham – Issue 4: Thomas Cecil Howitt

Thomas Cecil Howitt OBE was born in Hucknall, near Nottingham and educated at Nottingham High School. In 1907 he studied briefly at the Architectural Association in London.
Following a study […]

Llewellyn, William; Portrait of Sir Aston Webb, P.R.A.; https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/art-artists/work-of-art/O2337

Credit line: (c)  (c) Royal Academy of Arts / Photographer credit: Prudence Cuming Associates Limited /

Architects that Shaped Birmingham – Issue 3: Sir Aston Webb

Credit line: (c) (c) Royal Academy of Arts / Photographer credit: Prudence Cuming Associates Limited
Sir Aston Webb was widely considered to be one of the […]

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Architects that Shaped Birmingham – Issue 2: John Henry Chamberlain

John Henry Chamberlain, no relation but a contemporary of Joseph Chamberlain, played a major role in Birmingham’s civic life. He was born in Leicester on […]

Joseph Hansom

Architects that Shaped Birmingham – Joseph Hansom

Joseph Hansom, born in York in 1803, was renowned for his Gothic Revival style architecture. He designed a great number of important buildings including schools […]