The Twentieth Century Society

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Explore our directory of artists & architects below. If you’d like to suggest a link to be added to the list below, get in touch.

Architects & Artists

Architectural Movements

Art Deco






De Stijl



Garden City Movement


International Style

Metabolist movement

Mid Century Modern



Structural expressionism


Streamline Moderne

Sustainable architecture

Usonian Architecture

Buildings of interest

Public Buildings

Art Deco Buildings in London


Birmingham Central Library

Cathedral Church St Michael, Coventry

Commonwealth Institute

Cripps Building, St Johns College, Cambridge

De La Warr Pavilion

Hayward Art Gallery

Isokon Gallery



Museum of London

National Theatre

Preston Bus station

Royal Festival Hall

Tate Modern

Commercial buildings

Battersea Power station

Centre Point

Hoover Building

Lloyds Building

Midland Hotel, Morecambe

Willis Faber and Dumas building


2 Willow Road, London

78 Derngate, Northampton

Brunswick Centre

Churchill Gardens

Golden Lane Estate

Keeling House

Lillington Gardens

Robin Hood Gardens

Schroder House, Utrecht

Trellick Tower

UK Modern Houses



Archinet UK

Archinet UK is a web resource covering UK architecture and construction. The site is in 5 parts, including the British Architecture Page, UK Award Winners, and the Abacus Construction Index UK, a collection of more than 100 professionally edited product guides.

Album of Tension Structures

Images and background to a series of notable tension structures.

Archiseek has a wealth of information on Irish architecture – both old and new – as well as coverage of worldwide buildings in Europe, Australia and North America.

Architecture Centre

The Architecture Centre is a not-for-profit organisation which champions better buildings and places for everyone. Based in Bristol, it is part of a network of 23 architecture centres in the UK.

Culture 24

Latest news, exhibition reviews, links, listings and education resources from thousands of UK museums, galleries, archives and libraries, all in one place.

Great Buildings

This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects with photographic images and architectural drawings, integrated maps and timelines, 3D building models, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more.


The HEIRNET register contains details of Historic Environment Information Resources held by organisations from across the UK. The register includes details of National Monuments Records, Sites and Monuments Records, national thematic inventories, specialist resources and other information sources. Users can search the register by subject, theme and name to find contact details and (where available) links to websites of potential interest.

Looking at Buildings

An introduction to architecture with pages on Building Types, architectural styles and traditions and building materials and methods of construction, and an expanding guide and introduction to buildings in seven of England’s cities.

NBS Resources

Bringing together a wide range of information on the construction industry from reading lists and a library of specially-written articles, to a directory of industry organisations and one of the largest collections of construction-specific recommended links available.

The Building Exploratory

Launched in 1996 and based in Hackney, East London, the Building Exploratory helps people discover the secrets of their local area and gain a better understanding of the buildings and spaces that surround them.

The Pevsner Architectural Guides

Hosted by publishers Yale University Press, this is a microsite with up-to-date news and information about the Pevsner Architectural Guides series.

Museums and Galleries

Architectural Association School of Architecture

Architecture Foundation

Barber Institute, Birmingham


Birmingham Museums and Galleries

British Art Galleries

Britain’s Finest Museums

Design Museum

Hayward Gallery

Institute of Contemporary Arts

Kettles Yard, Cambridge

Leeds Art Gallery

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Manchester Galleries

National Galleries Scotland

National Gallery

National Museum Cardiff

National Portrait Gallery

Photographers’ Gallery

Royal Academy of Arts


Saatchi Gallery

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich

Serpentine Gallery

Somerset House



White Cube

Whitechapel Art Gallery

Societies and Organisations

Ancient Monuments Society

The Ancient Monuments Society was founded in 1924 for the study and conservation of ancient monuments, historic buildings and fine old craftsmanship.

Architecture Centre

Architecture Foundation

Buidings of Ireland (National Inventory of Architectural Heritage)

Identifying and recording the architectural heritage of Ireland, from 1700 to the present day

Cinema Theatre Association

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE)

From 1999-2011 CABE was the government’s advisor on architecture, urban design and public space.

Design History Society

The Society undertakes a range of activities intended to encourage and support research and scholarship, to offer information and enable networking opportunities, as well as to foster both student participation and public recognition of the subject.


The UK group of the international working party for the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the modern movement.


English Heritage

Friends of Friendless Churches

Garden History Society

Georgian Group

Historic Gardens Foundation

Institute for Contemporary British History

ICBH hosts a regular programme of conferences, lectures and seminars and supervises postgraduate teaching and training.

Institute of Historic Building Conservation

Landmark Trust

Lutyens Trust

Mausolea and Monuments Trust

Miami Design Preservation League

National Churches Trust (formerly Historic Churches Preservation Trust)

National Trust

Public Monuments & Sculpture Association

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Save Britain’s Heritage

Save Our Parsonages

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

Subterranea Britannica

Victorian Society

Vivat Trust – Holidays in Historic Buildings

C F A Voysey Society

World Monuments Fund Britain

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