Darwin Building, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London, seen from the north-east

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RIBApix ref no RIBA4149
Architect/DesignerCadbury-Brown, Henry Thomas (1913-2009)
Casson, Sir Hugh Maxwell (1910-1999)
Artist/PhotographerCadbury-Brown, Henry Thomas (1913-2009)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1962
Image Date1962
StyleModern Movement
Library Reference45073
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This art school, known as the Royal College of Art since 1896, occupied premises in the South Kensington Museum where the various departments were scattered over quite a wide area. The college was rehoused over a period of ten years in purpose-built premises in Kensington Gore, the first of which opened in 1962. It gained university status by Royal Charter in 1967.

Subject tags

concrete, brickwork, art schools