The V&A: British Architects abroad 1750-1950

An exhibition inspired by the BBC series 'The Britons who built the Modern World' is at the V&A+ RIBA Architecture Gallery until June 15

Empire Builders: British Architects Abroad 1750-1950. Until June 15 at V&A+ RIBA Architecture Gallery, Room 128a, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 (020 7942 2000)

The Britons who built the Modern World, a new BBC series, inspired this display of watercolours, models, drawings and photos of international buildings by British architects, from an Art Deco church in Delhi to Parliament House in Melbourne. View the Arts & Crafts house by Charles Voysey built for an English doctor in the heart of the Egyptian desert in 1905, and a 1917 bust, pictured, of Sir Edwin Lutyens, whose drawing of an unbuilt home on the Hudson River, commissioned by a US railway magnate, is featured. The second part of the show brings the story up to date and opens on February 10, at the RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1.

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