Oral histories of architecture and landscape design

National Theatre and the Shed
View of the National Theatre and the Shed. Image courtesy of © Bill Knight

Our collection of interviews with architects and horticulturalists charts the history of architectural practice in 20th-century Britain.

About the collection

We have in-depth inverviews with many professionals involved in the design of the built environment, landscape design and gardening. The recordings include prominent architects and horticulturalists.

Major national projects and surveys and oral histories of heritage organisations and visual arts and crafts also contain many life story interviews related to architecture, planning and horticulture.

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