The Twentieth Century Society


The Society aims to offer an increasing number of its lectures as either audio or video streams to view online or download.

My Parent the Architect lecture series (Spring 2015)
Short interviews with the children of architects including Raymond Erith, Geoffry Powell and Sir Leslie Martin.

Interviews with celebrated architects, historians and campaigners will also be available here.

Robin Hood Gardens

C20 Director Catherine Croft and Ken Barker discuss Alison and Peter Smithson’s seminal housing estate and the campaign to save it from demolition. Audio & slideshow

Edward Cullinan, September 2008

Edward Cullinan in conversation with C20 Director Catherine Croft discussing his Fountain’s Abbey project.
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Gavin Stamp, 14th February 2008

Hanseatic visions: brick architecture in northern Europe in the early twentieth century.
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