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The Brits Who Built The Modern World is the debut exhibition at the new RIBA Gallery at the Royal Institute of British Architects HQ on Portland Place and features drawings, watercolours, photographs and models that tell the fascinating story of why and how British architecture developed globally from 1750 to the present. It is inspired by a BBC documentary of the same title.

About RIBA Gallery

Opened in 2014, the RIBA Gallery - housed in the Royal Institute of British Architecture - was created by six of the biggest names in architecture: Richard Rogers, Norman Foster, Nicholas Grimshaw, Terry Farrell, Michael Hopkins and Patty Hopkins. More about RIBA Gallery


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RIBA Gallery, 66† Portland Place† † † W1B 1AD
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture†|†PRICINGFree
DATES8th March to 25th June 2017
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A renewed examination of two architectural schemes proposed for the same City of London site, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) presents a major new exhibition, Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square, in spring 2017. Commissioned by architectural patron and developer Lord Peter Palumbo, Mies van der Rohe's unrealised...†More about this event

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