John & Benjamin Green

Nationality:
British

John Green (1787-1852) and Benjamin Green (c 1811-1858), a father and son partnership of architects who worked in North East England during the early nineteenth century; John Green designed several buildings (such as the Literary and Philosophical Society building in Newcastle) and on civil engineering projects, such as road and rail bridges, several using an innovative system of laminated timber arches; Benjamin Green worked on projects that were more purely architectural, including the Theatre royal and Grey's Monument in Newcastle and the design of railway buildings.