The Brits Who Built The Modern World

The Brits Who Built The Modern World Season is a major programme of exhibitions and events organised by the RIBA. Through drawings, watercolours, photographs and models it tells the fascinating story of why and how British architecture developed globally from 1750 to the present.

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Article High Tech

High Tech

High Tech was a development of British Modernist architecture from the late 1960s and was a concept, rather than a style.

Article Brutalism


Consider Brutalism as architecture in the raw, with an emphasis on materials, textures and construction, producing highly expressive forms.

Building Lloyd's Building

Lloyd's Building

Richard Rogers' distinctive building for Lloyd's places all the services on the outside to leave clear and flexible footplates. A place designed to make money, it gave the world's oldest insurance market a new modern look.

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Sainsbury Centre for the Arts

A museum like no other, Norman Foster's centre is one continuous space uninterrupted by columns or walls. It displays all the characteristics of High …



Postmodernism describes the styles of architecture and the decorative arts that were a reaction to Modernism and the Modern Movement.


Eden Project

Inspired in part by the geodesic structures of Buckminster Fuller, Nicholas Grimshaw's series of interlinked light-weight domes transformed a former q…

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