Lutyen's British Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Members of The Lutyens Trust America were invited to the British Embassy in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sir Edwin Lutyens. The Embassy is the only major built work in the United States designed by Lutyens. An afternoon tour of the embassy building and grounds was followed with a very special dinner in the Residence. Everyone at the dinner was presented with a commemorative program and a model of the Cenotaph, as this year also marks the 100th anniversary of this design.

March 14th Clive Aslet Lecture in New York

Two days after the events at the British Embassy, The Lutyens Trust played host to a lecture by Clive Aslet in New York. Approximately a hundred people attended the reception and lecture held at the Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium. Clive expanded on his talk at the embassy, ending with an insightful look at Lutyens’s place within the cadre of British architects.

Carl Laubin Honored at Driehaus Awards

Carl Laubin honored at the 2019 Driehaus Awards, in part for his capriccio of 149 built and unbuilt works by Edwin Lutyens, entitle Metiendo Vivendum after Lutyens's personal motto.

Carl Laubin to Receive Henry Hope Reed Award

Carl Laubin is known to members of The Lutyens Trust America as the artist behind "Metiendo Vivendum," a capriccio of built and unbuilt works designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, drawn at the same scale to indicate comparative sizes (see previous…

RAMSA Winners to Study Lutyens’ Plans in India

Kristen Gates and Thomas Nye won the 2018 RAMSA Prize with their proposal Harmony of the Whole: Cities Beautiful in 20th Century India. Ms. Gates and Mr. Nye's research will focus on Sir Edwin Lutyens’ 1912 plan for New Delhi and Le Corbusier’s 1950 plan for Chandigarh.

Lutyens Trust America Atlanta Lecture

Following on the heels of the California launch, The Lutyens Trust America partnered with the Atlanta Preservation Center in Atlanta, Georgia to sponsor a lecture by Martin Lutyens describing the influence of Sir Edwin’s earlier work on the planning of New Delhi and the design of Government House.

West Coast Launch Party for Lutyens Trust America

In October, The Lutyens Trust America made its first foray into the West Coast with a lovely evening party on the terrace of the Gamble House in Pasadena, California.
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Veranda magazine article on Edwin Lutyens : The Craftsman (October 2018, pp. 59-62)

"He's been called the most influential British architect since Christopher Wren, a polymath whose enduring legacy of English houses continues to beguile with idiosyncratic charm and impeccable craftsmanship. And now, with the inauguration of…

Official Launch of The Lutyens Trust America

After a year or more of planning, The Lutyens Trust America has been officially launched. Our first launch party was in New York on May 15th. We were fortunate to be able to celebrate the event in one of the oldest and most beautiful of New…

Metiendo Vivendum by Carl Laubin

by Carl Laubin Built and unbuilt works of Sir Edwin Lutyens, shown at the same scale to indicate comparative sizes. High quality giclée prints are now available of the oil painting Metiendo Vivendum by Carl Laubin. The prints measure 49 x 74 cm with an image size of 34 x 59 cm and a title block as above, printed on heavy fine art paper with a matt finish. There is a separate A4 key to the buildings.