Building Stories

Featuring: Activity Activity

Meet the architects and explore the stories behind some of Britain's most iconic buildings.

By: Nicole Lotz (Department of Engineering and Innovation)

  • Updated Tuesday 19th November 2013
  • Posted under Design
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This feature was created in support of the BBC Four series The Brits Who Built The Modern World. It was also inspired by the RIBA season of events that tell the story of why and how British architecture developed globally from 1750 to the present.

Image still taking from the Building Stories interactive feature on OpenLearn Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Select the image above to begin

Instructions: Select one of the three buildings to begin. Each story contains interactive activities and these are highlighted either within the animation or the voiceover. 

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Transcripts of the animations are also available: 

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