The Brits Who Built The Modern World

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 1ST MAY 2014

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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

A new public gallery at the Royal Institute of British Architects HQ opens in February 2014. This venue will feature exhibitions of material from the vast collection belonging to RIBA. More about RIBA Gallery

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    RIBA Gallery, 66  Portland Place      W1B 1AD
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    DATES  18th February to 23rd May 2015
    VENUE  RIBA Gallery 
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