Twentieth Century Architects - Two Liverpool architects: Herbert Rowse and F. X. Velarde
A series of lectures to celebrate seven special architectural practices and the new books about them, recently published by Historic England and the C20 Society or in preparation. The lectures will offer new insights and analyses of some great figures.
22 November: Two Liverpool architects: Herbert Rowse and F. X. Velarde
Iain Jackson, Simon Pepper and Peter Richmond: Herbert Rowse / Dominic Wilkinson and Andrew Crompton: Francis Xavier Velarde
A special Liverpool night! Herbert Rowse was the leading local architect of the inter-war era, bringing rich invention and detailing in American-inspired classicism and moderne styles, while Velarde was an idiosyncratic church specialist. Jackson, Pepper, Richmond and Crompton teach at the University of Liverpool, Wilkinson at Liverpool John Moore’s University.
All lectures are held on Thursdays at 6.30pm in the Gallery at 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ. Admission includes a glass of wine. Publications will be available to purchase on the night.
Price: £8.00 members, £12.00 non-members, £5.00 students