London is not characterised by any particular architectural style, as it has accumulated its buildings over a long period.
Join a series of five Saturday morning architecture schools with some of London’s leading experts to help you to explore some of these styles, identify the periods to which they belong, learn how to read the codes and to understand the design pedigree of the buildings that surround us.
London before the Great Fire - an exploration of its medieval architecture, Saturday 13 May
Alec Forshaw explains that while nine-tenths of medieval London was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666, and a great deal more was demolished in the 18th and 19th centuries, a surprising number of buildings escaped the flames or demolition ball.
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