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  1. Lutyens, Sir Edwin Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer Luytensnoun

    English architect who planned the city of New Delhi (1869-1944)


  1. sir edwin lutyens

    Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens ( LUT-yənz; 29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was an English architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era. He designed many English country houses, war memorials and public buildings. In his biography, the writer Christopher Hussey wrote, "In his lifetime (Lutyens) was widely held to be our greatest architect since Wren if not, as many maintained, his superior". The architectural historian Gavin Stamp described him as "surely the greatest British architect of the twentieth (or of any other) century".Lutyens played an instrumental role in designing and building New Delhi, which would later on serve as the seat of the Government of India. In recognition of his contribution, New Delhi is also known as "Lutyens' Delhi". In collaboration with Sir Herbert Baker, he was also the main architect of several monuments in New Delhi such as the India Gate; he also designed Viceroy's House, which is now known as the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Many of his works were inspired by Indian architecture. He was elected Master of the Art Workers' Guild in 1933.


  1. sir edwin lutyens

    Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens was a renowned British architect, known for designing and constructing much of New Delhi, India in the early 20th century. He was born on March 29, 1869, and died on January 1, 1944. Lutyens is regarded as one of the greatest British architects and has significantly contributed to both the architectural heritage of England and colonial India. He is also remembered for his designs of English country houses, war memorials, and public buildings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sir Edwin Lutyens in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sir Edwin Lutyens in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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