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Ryder & Yates office, Killingworth, Grade II listed

Ryder and Yates office in Killingworth listed Grade II

The Twentieth Century Society is delighted that English Heritage have announced that the Former Ryder and Yates Office in Killingworth has been listed at Grade II. The Society… More…

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Something Fierce at the University of Essex

‘Something Fierce’ is an exhibition about the architecture of the University of Essex, celebrating its 50th anniversary. Kenneth Capon of Architects’ Co-Partnership wrote: ’The English love making things shaggy… More…

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Trinity Square Car Park, Gateshead by Rodney Gordon at Owen Luder, 1967 photo c. Richard Hook

C20 Society needs your support

Join us or donate today to play a key role in making sure the best Twentieth Century buildings survive. We rely on membership subscriptions, donations and legacies to help fund our core activities so your support is crucial. The Society has a formal role in... More...

Events

Bush House, Aldwych - A C20 Casework Event

Bush House, Aldwych - a C20 Casework Event Saturday 8 November 2014 10:45am -12:30pm   The January 1920 Architects' Journal called Bush House one of the largest and most important&... Events listing...

C20 Chapels - Nonconformist Architecture in England Since 1900. A one-day conference arranged by the Chapels Society at Carr’s Lane United Reformed Church Centre, Carr’s Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX

Boking Via This Website is Now Closed. For further enquiries, please contact the Chapes Society.THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY CHAPEL:Nonconformist Architecture in England Since 1900Saturday 8th Nove... Events listing...

Sculpture and Architecture: Jonathan Black Eric Kennington & C. S. Jagger: Soldier-Sculptors, Architects and Carving the memory of the First World War

Sculpture and ArchitectureDuring most of the twentieth century, the relationship between architecture and sculpture was a strong one, created through collaboration on major public buildings,... Events listing...

Building of the month

NLA Tower (No. 1 Croydon) Photo © John Grindrod

NLA Tower, Croydon

by John Grindrod What did Richard Seifert, Britain’s most ubiquitous designer of skyscrapers, think of his famous towers? ‘They are dramatic’ he told the Daily Mirror in 1974…. 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...