Fonds 29 - William Young

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William Young

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    Young, William, 1843-1900

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2 architectural drawings

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William Young (1843-1900) was a British architect who is best known for his neo-Baroque design of 1898 for the War Office in Whitehall, London. The building was completed in 1907 under the supervision of his son Clyde. In addition, Young was responsible for a number of alterations and additions to large country houses in England.

William Young (1843-1900) est un architecte britannique surtout connu pour son plan néo-baroque du ministère de la Guerre à Whitehall (Londres). Conçu en 1898, l'immeuble a été terminé en 1907 sous la supervision de son fils Clyde. Young a aussi réalisé bon nombre de modifications et d'annexes à de grandes résidences d'été en Angleterre.

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These materials were formerly used as teaching aids in the McGill University School of Architecture.

Le matériel servait initialement d'outil pédagogique à l'École d'architecture de l'Université McGill.

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File includes two drawings of details of designs for the War Office (1898), Whitehall, London.

Contient deux dessins architecturaux: détails des plans du ministère de la Guerre (1898), Whitehall (Londres).

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