William Curtis Green

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William Curtis Green
The Queens Hotel, 1 City Square, Leeds - DSC07732.JPG
The Queens Hotel in Leeds
Born(1875-07-16)16 July 1875
Alton, Hampshire
Died26 March 1960(1960-03-26) (aged 84)
His house in Pall Mall, London
AwardsRoyal Gold Medal (1942)
BuildingsDorchester Hotel

William Curtis Green RA (16 July 1875 – 26 March 1960) was an English architect.

Green was born in Alton, Hampshire. He studied engineering at the technical school at West Bromwich and architecture at Birmingham School of Art. Articled to John Belcher from 1895 he studied part-time at the Royal Academy. In 1897 he joined the staff at The Builder as the draughtsman. He joined the Art Workers Guild.

He founded his architectural practice in 1898, also marrying that year Cicely Dillworth Lloyd. His first commissions included several power stations. In 1910 he formed a partnership with Dunn and Watson.

In 1942 Green was awarded the Royal Gold Medal of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Architectural works[edit]

The Dorchester Hotel, London (1930)

Green's works include:[1]


  1. ^ page 51 W. Curtis Green R.A. Architect and Draughtsman 1875-1960, Heinz Gallery, 1978
  2. ^ Smiles, Sam (1998). Going modern and being British : art, architecture and design in Devon c. 1910-1960. Exeter, England: Intellect. p. 36. ISBN 9781871516951.
  3. ^ *Nairn, Ian; Pevsner, Nikolaus (1971) [1962]. The Buildings of England: Surrey (2nd ed.). Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 194. ISBN 0-300-09675-5.
  4. ^ Foreman, Susan (1995). From palace to power : an illustrated history of Whitehall. Brighton: Alpha Press, in association with Sussex Academic Press. p. 151. ISBN 9781898595106.
  5. ^ "London Exteriors Where Lutyens Work Can Be Seen". The Lutyens Trust. Retrieved 2018-03-27.
  • Edwardian Architecture: A Biographical Dictionary, A. Stuart Gray 2nd Edition 1988. Pages 199-200.
  • Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 Volume 1: A-K, Antonia Brodie, Alison Felstead, Jonathan Franklin, Leslie Pinfield and Jane Oldfield, 2001 Continuum. Pages 777-779.
  • W. Curtis Green, Representative British Architects of the Present Day, C.H. Reilly, 1931 B.T. Batsford Ltd. Chapter VIII.
  • W. Curtis Green R.A. Architect and Draughtsman 1875-1960, Heinz Gallery, 1978

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