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Architects & Builders


Barnsley, John
Kt; builder of the Hall of Memory and other Birmingham buildings; Methodist local preacher and President of the Methodist Local Preachers Mutual Aid Association in 1899.

Buckland, Herbert Tudor
1887 (c)
Seminal arts and crafts architect (b 1869).

Chatwin, Julius Alfred
c 1848
FRIBA, architect responsible for many churches and other buildings in Birmingham; articled to Charles Barry and worked with Barry and Pugin on the Victoria Tower of the Houses of Parliament; designed the first King Edward VI High School for Girls in New St.

Hobbiss, Holland
Architect. Designed the present school buildings and the Union building of Birmingham University.

Lloyd-Hughes, Edward
Architect, worked on design of Royal Festival Hall in London; awarded Pugin Studentship 1953, RIBA Hunt Bursary 1954

Smith, Eden
c. 1876
Prolific Arts and Crafts architect in Toronto, Canada, realizing about 270 residential or religious buildings between 1891 and 1925. Adhered to Arts and Crafts principles throughout their career and defended them vigorously in public debate. Adapting these principles to Toronto's particular climatic and social conditions, designed mostly compact buildings to deal with harsh winters and hot summers, confined urban sites and the absence of a large servant class.

Temple Cox, Richard
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 2002. Richard was also Senior Vice President of the Royal Institute of Architects from 1989-91, no other Old Ed has held that office. During which time he was responsible for introducing British architectural education curricular to the 52 universities thoughtout China. He was also Chairman of Castle Vale Housing Action Trust from 1992-2005, which at the time was the largest urban regeneration programme in Europe. A trustee of the Lord Mayor of Birmingham's Pub Bombings Disaster Fund and a Founder Secretary of the Victorian society in the West Midlands.

Westbury, Paul

CEO of Buro Happold, worked on the design and construction of the London Olympics Central Stadium and Olympic Park, and was awarded the Institution of Structural Engineers Gold Medal 2012; CBE.