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    Views on Le Corbusier's Unite d’HabitationSubscription

    Essay8 May, 1951

    A selection of architects give their views of the emerging Unite d’Habitation by Le Corbusier

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    Townscape: South Bank translated Subscription

    Building6 August, 1951

    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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    The Exhibition as LandscapeSubscription

    Building10 August, 1951

    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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    Forward to Festival of BritainSubscription

    Essay16 August, 1951

    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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    Building with wit: Nikolaus Pevsner on Sir Edwin LutyensSubscription

    Building5 April, 1951

    Nikolaus Pevsner’s essay on the architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens