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Category list : 1951

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    Views on Le Corbusier's Unite d’HabitationSubscription

    Thinkpiece8 July, 2016

    Archive: a selection of architects give their views of the emerging Unite d’Habitation by Le Corbusier

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    Gordon Cullen: South Bank translated Subscription

    Buildings29 June, 2011

    English architect, designer, and influencer of the Townscape movement, Cullen presents the planning principles of which the South Bank exhibition was so triumphant before the permanent redevelopment of the area was undertaken

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    1951 August: Forward to Festival of BritainSubscription

    Thinkpiece28 June, 2011

    Conceived at a moment that seemed anything but propitious for holding a great exhibition, the South Bank exhibition triumphantly demonstrated the vitality of contemporary British architecture by introducing a new standard of planning

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    1951 August: The Exhibition as LandscapeSubscription

    Buildings28 June, 2011

    The Exhibition as Landscape takes on the form of an illustrated tour of the 1951 exhibition. The article discusses and analyses the broader visual effects resulting from the application of the principles of the Picturesque to the new town layout of the South Bank

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    1951 April: 'Building with wit' by Nikolaus PevsnerSubscription

    Buildings2 August, 2010

    [ARCHIVE] Nikolaus Pevsner’s essay on the architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens, first published April 1951