RIBA remembers Queen Elizabeth II for her “steady influence and calm assured presence”

The United Kingdom kicked off this week with a queen and is closing it out with a yet-to-be-coronated king.

Yesterday’s death of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle, a royal estate house in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, marked a global news event that no doubt will continue in the days and weeks to come as the U.K. enters a 10-day mourning period. Known as Operation London Bridge, this phase will conclude with a state funeral (the first since Winston Churchill’s in 1965) held at Westminster Abbey. And with that, the second Elizabethan era will have come to an end.

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