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FRS Yorke, Architects : Architecture

20th Century English Architect studio located in southeast England, UK

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FRS Yorke – Key Projects

Key Buildings by this Modern British architect, alphabetical:

Torilla – private house, Nast Hyde, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, South East England
Date built: 1935

Gane Pavilion, Bristol, South West England, UK
Date built: 1936
Design with architect Marcel Breuer

House in High Street, Iver, South Bucks district, Buckinghamshire, South East England, UK
Date built: 1936

Sea Lane House, Angmering-on-Sea, East Preston, Littlehampton, Sussex, South England, UK
Date built: 1937
Design with Marcel Breuer architect
Grade II Listed Building.

Shangri-la, Lee-on-the-Solent, Borough of Gosport in Hampshire, Southern England, UK
Date built: 1937
Design with Marcel Breuer

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Location: London, south east England, UK

FRS Yorke Architect – Practice Information

Francis Reginald Stevens Yorke founded architect practice Yorke, Rosenberg and Mardall (YRM) in England, UK.

Francis Reginald Stevens Yorke was born in 1906 died in 1962.

Yorke Rosenberg and Mardall office : founded by Modernist architects in 1944:
FRS Yorke, Eugene Rosenberg and Cyril Mardall

The architects practice became YRM in 1975.

Architect Marcel Breuer went to London in 1935 and collaborated briefly with German architect Walter Gropius. He worked on an Exhibition Pavilion in Bristol and with Yorke on a Civic Centre of the Future for London.

Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer later moved to the USA where Gropius set up TAC – The Architecture Collaborative. Marcel taught with Gropius at Harvard University, Massachusetts.

Met Breuer Building Manhattan
photography by Ed Lederman

F.R.S Yorke Book: The Modern House
Published 1934

Book on the architect:
FRS Yorke and the evolution of English Modernism
2003
Author: Jeremy Melvin
Publisher: Wiley-Academy

Gorgeous evening light on the River Avon at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England:
Stratford-upon-Avon birthplace of FRS Yorke architect
photography by David Martin, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The architect was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, where his father was also an architect, and studied architecture and planning at the Birmingham School of Architecture, where his fellow students included other notable early Modernist figures including Richard Sheppard (later on of Sheppard Robson), Frederick Gibberd (later of Frederick Gibberd & Partners), Colin Penn and Robert Furneaux Jordan.

He was secretary and founder member of the MARS Group in 1933.

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