Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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.

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired 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 - Firmness, Commodity and Delight

Fri 25 April 2014 14:00

Join V&A guide Kenneth Draper as he leads a tour of the Museum, focusing on the subject of architecture.

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