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Brunswick Centre, facing Brunswick Square Gardens

Brunswick ‘Eyecatcher’ refused planning

The C20 Society is delighted that Camden have refused planning permission for the proposed ‘Eyecatcher’ restaurant above the Renoir cinema (now Curzon Bloomsbury) at the Brunswick Centre in Bloomsbury. The… More…


The Sage, Gateshead Photo Peter Crawshaw

C20 launches Tumblr blog

The Twentieth Century Society has launched a Tumblr blog to showcase photographs of twentieth century architecture taken by our staff, members and the public. The blog, which can… More…

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Preston Bus Station. Photograph taken by Shirley Searle.

C20 Architecture needs your support

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…


My Parent The Architect - Susan Wright Presents a Film About Her Father, Jack Howe, A Designed Life

Twentieth Century Society Lecture Series Spring 2015   My Parent the Architect – Part 2   2 April Susan Wright will present the recently completed documentary film about her fath... Events listing...

Bryan Kneale R.A. - Five Decades

Bryan Kneale R.A – Five Decades A Private Viewing at the Pangolin Gallery London   15th April, 2015 18:30   The eventing will include a talk and tour by the curator. Refreshment... Events listing...


Dublin 16-19 April 2015 - SOLD OUT    A four-day tour of Dublin and environs by coach and on foot.  The tour will meet on the evening of 16 April for a short walk and an ... Events listing...

Building of the month

Fawley Power Station Photo Naughty Cat Media

Fawley Power Station

When John Betjeman addressed the Solent Protection Society in the days before construction began on Fawley Power Station (1964-71, Farmer and Dark) he spoke of the “new architecture… 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...