Room 127: Architecture Entrance

Architecture Entrance, Room 127

Dominated by a frieze by sculptor Gilbert Bayes from Doulton House, this room serves as the entrance to the recently redeveloped Architecture Gallery. Doulton House was the headquarters of the Royal Doulton ceramics firm in Lambeth. It was a striking Art Deco building designed by T.P. Bennett and faced in black gold and ivory-colored ceramic. Above the first floor windows was Bayes' frieze, 'Pottery through the Ages' which shows the various stages of ceramic production.

Room 127 is on Level 4 of the V&A South Kensington.

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The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

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Exploring Architecture: Buildings

Exploring Architecture: Buildings

Architecture plays a key role in shaping our environment. Covering ancient and modern architecture from across the world, this book examines its very …

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Event - Empire Builders: 1750-1950. Part of the Brits Who Built the Modern World season

Sat 30 November 2013–Sun 15 June 2014

DISPLAY: Part of the Brits Who Built the Modern World season.
This display is the first part of a major exhibition organised by the Royal Institute of British Architects. Through drawings, watercolours, photographs and models it examines where, why and how British architects built internationally, both inside and outside the Empire.

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