JRA Project Director Charles Ellis and his brother will give a talk to the 20th Century Society on their father, notable post-war architect Tom Ellis. Tom Ellis of Lyons Israel Ellis Gray produced work that was central to the introduction of the Brutalist aesthetic during the 1950s and 60s. The practice has been described by Historic England as ‘one of the most influential post-war practices specialising in education, public housing and healthcare’, producing buildings including the Old Vic Annexe and the University of Westminster buildings in New Cavendish Street.
The talk will begin at 6.30pm on Thursday 14th January and is open to the public, with tickets purchasable in advance through the following link:
It will be hosted as part of a series of events for the 20th Century Society, a group who exist to safeguard the heritage of architecture in Britain and extend the knowledge and appreciation of design for its members.