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In 2004 RIBA and the V&A opened the first museum gallery in the country dedicated to architecture in the UK. It provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the art, use and practice of architecture. On display are models, drawings and designs, and samples of materials, as well as photographs and fragments of buildings.

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Exploring Architecture: Buildings (Hardback)

Exploring Architecture: Buildings (Hardback)

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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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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Event - Gallery Talk: Architecture and Ornament - Designing the V&A Courtyard

Thu 15 October 2015 13:00–14:00

FREE TALK: This talk explores how the heart of the museum, the V&A Courtyard, came into being.

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