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Pugin’s House – A Home for all Europe?
February 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Finishing our season of lectures held at the Europe House in London; Dr Tim Brittain-Catlin will holding a talk on ‘Pugin’s House – A Home for all Europe?.’
This lecture will on the domestic architecture and planning of the architect, with Dr Brittain-Catlin’s focusing on Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin who is seen as the father of the house of
the professional man or bourgeois, typically at his seminal design for his own house, the Grange Ramsgate.
A.W.N Pugin was a half-French half- English architect with a pioneering role in the Gothic Revival. A brilliant designer, Pugin created the interior of the Palace of Westminster. He had a strong following in Europe,as well as working in Ireland, and Austrialia
Since completing his doctorate in 2004 on the subject of A.W.N Plugin, Dr Brittain-Catlin has become the deputy chairman of the 20th Century Society, and a member of the Southern Buildings Committee of the Victorian Society and the South East Regional Design Panel.
Dr Brittain-Catlin has also published several works on architecture, and the architects themselves, with a specific interest in reputation, and adaption to change. Bleak Houses: Disappointment and Failure in Architecture; stands as the professors most recent work, but has been contributing to The World of Interiors for the last 25 years.
Starts: 18:00 – Glass of wine on arrival
Lectures: 18:30 – 19:30
All Lectures are free to attend but spaces are limited
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