The Twentieth Century Society

Building of the month

Casetta Modello

Text and pictures by Gian Luca Amadei Designed by Mario de Renzi in 1929, Casetta Modello (prototype house) was… More…

The Swedish Embassy, New Delhi

Text by Denise Hagströmer, pictures courtesy the Swedish National Property Board Completed in 1959, this was Sweden’s first large-scale… More…

The Isokon, London

Text and Images by Annie Atkins I’m not going to go into more detail here about the history of… More…

Melnikov House, Moscow

Melnikov House Studio 10 Krivoarbatsky Pereuolok, metro Smolenskaya (1927-1929) Text by Clem Cecil and photographs courtesy the World Monuments… More…

Loughton Station, Essex

Text and photographs by Mike Ashworth, Curator (Infrastructure) and Heritage Station Advisor, London’s Transport Museum The first station in… More…

Rysted House

designed by Percy Rothwell 1931 Text and pictures by Christopher Warren© Designed by Percy Rothwell, a physicist by profession,… More…

New Zealand House, London

Text by Harriet Atkinson, photographs by Matthew Worland © 2005 New Zealand House is London’s most distinguished 1960s office… More…

Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Text and photos by Achim Schröer The Alte Pinakothek (Old Gallery) in Munich is a product of two different… More…

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