I think you would have to be generally good-natured in order to succeed when things happen to thwart you.Alfred Waterhouse
Alfred Waterhouse RA PPRIBA was an English architect, particularly associated with Victorian Gothic Revival architecture, although he designed using other architectural styles as well.
Born: 19 July 1830, Liverpool
Died: 22 August 1905, Yattendon
Education: Grove House School
Grandchildren: Michael Waterhouse, Margaret Bridges, Ursula Margaret Waterhouse, Rachel Howard Waterhouse
Children: Paul Waterhouse, Monica Bridges
To him, it is a building that seems to grow naturally both from its site and the architect’s plan, and one “that is of its period,
He also used faience, once its mass production was possible, on the interiors of his buildings. Such as the Victoria Building, University of Liverpool.
As with the architectural styles he used when designing his buildings, the materials and decoration also show the use of diverse materials. Waterhouse is known for the use of terracotta on the exterior of his buildings, most famously at the Natural History Museum. He also used faience, once its mass production was possible, on the interiors of his buildings. Such as the Victoria Building, University of Liverpool. But he also used brick, often a combination of different colours, or with other materials such as terracotta and stone.