Sir Hugh Casson (1910-1999)
Sir Hugh Casson was educated at Eastbourne College, St John’s
College, Cambridge, and the Bartlett School of Architecture, University
College, London. In 1933 he was Craven Scholar at the British School at
He was a distinguished artist as well as architect and planner and was in practice with Christopher Nicholson before World War II
and with Neville Conder for nearly thirty years after the War.
Sir Hugh Casson was the Director of Architecture coordinating the design of the South Bank exhibition for the Festival of Britain in 1951 and has also served as President of the Royal Academy and Professor of Environmental Design and Provost of the Royal College of Art.
His architectural work has included Coronation decorations educational and research buildings, civic design projects,
domestic architecture and zoo buildings.
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Official Residence, Poros
Medium: Signed Print