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C20 Statement on Listing of Post War Commercial Buildings

C20 Society welcomes the listing of 14 post war commercial buildings.   We were consulted during the research process and it is unlikely to prove a controversial selection.  There… More…

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Preston Bus Station, 1969, BDP, Photo Save Preston Bus Station campaign

Save Preston Bus Station campaign joint winner of Heritage Hero Award

The Save Preston Bus Station campaign has been recognised by the Heritage Alliance with their Heritage Hero Award 2014, which was awarded jointly to  them and Howsham Mill at the… More…

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Preston Bus Station. Photograph taken by Shirley Searle.

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Twentieth century architecture and design needs your support Join the Society or donate today to ensure the best twentieth century buildings survive. Membership subscriptions, additional donations and legacies… More…

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My Parent the Architect - Complete Spring Lecture series

Twentieth Century Society Lecture Series Spring 2015   My Parent the Architect – Part 2   One of the benefits of studying architecture of the recent past is the possibility of he... Events listing...

My Parent the Architect - Lucy Archer and George Saumarez-Smith on Raymond Erith (1904-1973)

Twentieth Century Society Lecture Series Spring 2015   My Parent the Architect – Part 2   19 February Lucy Archer and George Saumarez-Smith on Raymond Erith (1904-1973) Lucy... Events listing...

My Parent the Architect - Martin Goalen on Gerald Goalen (1918-)

Twentieth Century Society Lecture Series Spring 2015   My Parent the Architect Part 2   26 February Martin Goalen on Gerard Goalen (1918-)   Gerard Goalen specialize... Events listing...

Building of the month

Foyles, formerly St Martin's College of Art, Charing Cross Road, London Photo © Alan Powers

Foyles, formerly St Martin’s School of Art, London

by Alan Powers In the summer of 2014, the newly cleaned façade of the old St Martin’s School of Art emerged from scaffolding. Facing east in a narrow… More…

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Dorothy Annan mural in Farringdon Road

Protecting C20th architecture and design

The Twentieth Century Society exists to safeguard the heritage of architecture and design in Britain from 1914 onwards. The Society’s prime objectives are conservation, to protect the buildings and design that characterise the Twentieth Century in Britain, and education, to extend our knowledge and appreciation of them. More...