RGM medallists



Buckingham Palace, London

Designer: Webb, Sir Aston (1849-1930)
Copyright: Pawel Libera/RIBA Library Photographs Collection (2002)

1900 - Prof. Rodolfo Amadeo Lanciani, Italy

1901 - No award

1902 - Thomas Edward Collcutt

1903 - Charles Follen McKim, USA

1904 - Auguste Choisy, France

1905 - Sir Aston Webb

1906 - Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

1907 - John Belcher

1908 - Honore Daumet, France

1909 - Sir Arthur John Evans



RGM in historical context - world events in this decade

1900 The Paris Métro opens, with entrances designed by Hector Guimard. The transport system is a symbol of the city, notable for its homogeneous architecture which is influenced by the Art Nouveau style.
The Gare d'Orsay, now the famous Musée d'Orsay, is built in Paris by Victor Laloux.
The OXO Tower in London is completed, originally constructed as a power station for the Post Office.
1902 The Flatiron Building in New York, designed by Daniel Burnham is completed.
1904 The Entente Cordiale is signed by the UK and France. Beyond the immediate concerns of colonial expansion, the signing of the Entente cordiale marks the end of almost a millennium of intermittent conflict between the two nations and the start of a more peaceful co-existence.
1905 The 1905 Russian Revolution sweeps through vast areas of the Russia Empire, the culmination of decades of unrest and dissatisfaction stemming from the autocratic rule of the Romanov dynasty and the slow pace of reform in Russian society.
The Berliner Dom in Berlin is completed. A Lutheran cathedral, it is located on Museum Island in the Mitte district of Berlin and faces the former site of the imperial palace.
1909 Many architects of the École de Nancy, including Lucien Weissenburger, Émile André, Émile Toussaint, Louis Marchal, Paul Charbonnier, Eugène Vallin, and others design the pavilions for the International Exhibition of the East of France, held in Nancy.