Postmodernism

Classical Motifs

Using the language of classical architecture, but with a modern twist to create visual jokes or themes.

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RIBA125987Unexecuted designs for a country house on the Hudson River, New York State, for Mr E. H. Harriman: entrance elevation in a Renaissance palazzo style

 
RIBA125988Unexecuted designs for a country house on the Hudson River, New York State, for Mr E. H. Harriman: two elevations and perspective sketch

 
RIBA125989Unexecuted designs for a country house on the Hudson River, New York State, for Mr E. H. Harriman: perspective sketch of entrance front


RIBA125990Unexecuted designs for a country house on the Hudson River, New York State, for Mr E. H. Harriman: perspective of entrance, possibly in a corner of a courtyard

 
RIBA125991Postcard illustrating the Rhodes Memorial, Rondebosch, Cape Town

 
RIBA125992Letter from Sir Herbert Baker to his wife Lady Florence from Delhi, dated 16 October 1913


RIBA125993Designs for the interior remodelling and decorating of 10 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London, for Matthew White Ridley, 2nd Viscount Ridley: longitudinal section through staircase

 
RIBA125994Designs for the interior remodelling and decorating of 10 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London, for Matthew White Ridley, 2nd Viscount Ridley: plans of the secondary stair

 
RIBA125995Designs for the interior remodelling and decorating of 10 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London, for Matthew White Ridley, 2nd Viscount Ridley: sections of the secondary stair


RIBA125996Designs for the interior remodelling and decorating of 10 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London, for Matthew White Ridley, 2nd Viscount Ridley: sections looking east and north of the secondary stair

 
RIBA125997Designs for the interior remodelling and decorating of 10 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London, for Matthew White Ridley, 2nd Viscount Ridley: plans of the secondary stair

 
RIBA125998Designs for the interior remodelling and decorating of 10 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London, for Matthew White Ridley, 2nd Viscount Ridley: plan of the marble paving in the hall


RIBA125999Designs for the interior remodelling and decorating of 10 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London, for Matthew White Ridley, 2nd Viscount Ridley: elevations of the departure of the main stair

 
RIBA126050Unexecuted designs for the steeple of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London: elevations with plans

 
RIBA126052Design for Venetian windows of the Tuscan order: plan and elevation


RIBA130024Oaklands infants school, Barnet, London: the assembly hall with its mural

 
RIBA130297Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, Hong Kong

 
RIBA130357Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, Hong Kong, with the Courts of Justice and Cenotaph in the foreground


RIBA130409Lloyds, City of London

 
RIBA130608Ancient High House, Stafford

 
RIBA135046Sixth Form Centre, St Teresa's School, Effingham, Surrey


RIBA135047Sixth Form Centre, St Teresa's School, Effingham, Surrey

 
RIBA135048Sixth Form Centre, St Teresa's School, Effingham, Surrey

 
RIBA135049Sixth Form Centre, St Teresa's School, Effingham, Surrey


RIBA135050Sixth Form Centre, St Teresa's School, Effingham, Surrey

 
RIBA135051Sixth Form Centre, St Teresa's School, Effingham, Surrey

 
RIBA135052Sixth Form Centre, St Teresa's School, Effingham, Surrey


RIBA135053Sixth Form Centre, St Teresa's School, Effingham, Surrey

 
RIBA135054Ashley Building, University of Birmingham (formerly the Faculty of Commerce and Social Science), Birmingham

 
RIBA135055Ashley Building, University of Birmingham (formerly the Faculty of Commerce and Social Science), Birmingham: the spiral staircase


RIBA135056Ashley Building, University of Birmingham (formerly the Faculty of Commerce and Social Science), Birmingham: detail of the external spiral staircase

 
RIBA135057Ashley Building, University of Birmingham (formerly the Faculty of Commerce and Social Science), Birmingham

 
RIBA135058Ashley Building, University of Birmingham (formerly the Faculty of Commerce and Social Science), Birmingham