Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens (29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was an English architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era. He designed many English country houses, war memorials and public buildings.
A photographic monograph, featuring a range of projects by one of England's most celebrated architects.
England's most prolific architect since Sir Christopher Wren, he designed the Cenotaph in Whitehall, country houses, and the memorials to commemorate the dead of the First World War.
The work of Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) includes the Cenotaph in Whitehall, much of Imperial New Delhi and especially his masterpiece, Viceroy's House (now Rashtrapati Bhavan), Queen Mary's dolls' house and Hampstead Garden Suburb.
Edwin Lutyens died in 1944. As a memorial, three large volumes of his drawings and photographs were published by Country Life. All three volumes will be republished by ACC Art Books in 2023, beginning with The Country Houses, featuring his own plans, elevations and copious details of his finest domestic buildings.
One of the most famous architects of the 20th century, this meticulous second volume of Lutyens' work presents his garden designs, town planning, and monumental public buildings.