Aston Webb, British architect, bio motivation and courage.

Sir Aston Webb GCVO CB RA FRIBA was a British architect who designed the principal facade of Buckingham Palace and the main building of the Victoria and Albert Museum, among other major works around England, many of them in partnership with Ingress Bell.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born, London,1849; President, Architectural Association, 1884; President, Royal Institute of British Architects, 1902-1904; Knighted, 1904; Royal Gold medallist, Architecture, English, 1905, American, 1907; President, Royal Academy, 1919; works included Buckingham Palace, Admiralty Arch, Victoria and Albert Museum, Royal College of Science and Imperial College; died, 1930. Publications: include: London of the Future editor (London, 1921).

Nationality English
Role Architect
Name Aston Webb
Occupation Architect
Born 22 May 1849 (1849-05-22) London
Died August 21, 1930, London, United Kingdom
Awards Royal Gold Medal, AIA Gold Medal
Structures Buckingham Palace, Admiralty Arch, Victoria Memorial – London, Victoria Law Courts, Government Buildings
Similar People Edward Blore, Thomas Brock, John Nash, Thomas Cubitt, Philip Webb
Buildings University of Birmingham
Children Maurice Webb, Philip Webb
Aston webb student hub

Sir Aston Webb (22 May 1849 – 21 August 1930) was an English architect who designed the principal facade of Buckingham Palace and the main building of the Victoria and Albert Museum, among other major works around England, many of them in partnership with Ingress Bell. He was President of the Royal Academy from 1919 to 1924, and the founding Chairman of the London Society.

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