Underground Journeys: Charles Holden's designs for London Transport
In this online exhibition discover how during the 1920s and 1930s, London Underground symbolised modern Britain and Charles Holden's designs defined modern British architecture.
An overview of Holden's work for the Underground
Early collaboration between Holden and Frank Pick
Northern line extension and renewal of existing stations
55 Broadway and the 'new' Piccadilly Circus
European influences and the Piccadilly line extension
Attention to detail on the London Transport system
Later designs and conflict with Frank Pick
Holden's enduring impact on railway architecture
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Based on the exhibition 'Underground Journeys: Charles Holden's designs for London Transport' from the V&A+RIBA Architecture Partnership.
Curator: Fiona Orsini (RIBA Library Drawings and Archives Collections)
02 October 2010 - 13 February 2011
Room 128a, Architecture Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum