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Department of Architecture

Senior Lecturer Frank Salmon and Emeritus Professor David Watkin are both major contributors to 'William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain'

The enormous book published to coincide with the Kent exhibition that opened in New York on 20 September and travels to the Victoria and Albert Museum next Spring. Professor Watkin's chapter discusses the houses Kent designed in London, which include No. 10 Downing Street, while Dr Salmon considers Kent's buildings for the Horse Guards and Treasury (today the Cabinet Office), as well as his unbuilt designs for new Houses of Parliament. A film explaining the complex sequence of Parliament designs is available at

The BBC has highlighted the work of Frank Salmon on its History Magazine "history extra" website.