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Twentieth Century Society Spring lecture series: second lives for Twentieth Century masterpieces

Twentieth Century Society Spring lecture series: second lives for Twentieth Century masterpieces

Powers, Alan (2009) Twentieth Century Society Spring lecture series: second lives for Twentieth Century masterpieces. Twentieth Century Society, London, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The Twentieth Century Society’s Spring lecture series (six in total) looks at the restoration and refurbishment of key C20 buildings in Britain and the US. Buildings covered:

BBC Broadcasting House in London (G Val Meyer 1930-32, MacCormac Jamieson Prichard 2000-09). Speaker: Mark Hines (Mark Hines Architects), was the project architect and is the author of The Story of Broadcasting House: Home of the BBC. 5 February 2009.

Crown Hall, Chicago (Mies van der Rohe 1952), the Art and Architecture Building, Yale University, New Haven (Paul Rudolf 1961-63) and the former Wills head office in Bristol (SOM with YRM 1970-75). Speaker: Patrick Bellew (Atelier 10 Engineers), 12 February 2009.

Center for British Art, Yale University, New Haven (Louis Kahn 1969-77). Speaker: Peter Inskip (Inskip and Jenkins Architects), 17 February 2009.

Brunswick Centre London (Patrick Hodgkinson 1967-72; Levitt Bernstein with Patrick Hodgkinson 2006). Speaker: Stuart Tappin (Stand Consulting Engineers Ltd), 26 February 2009.

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea (Mendelsohn and Chermayeff 1934-5, John McAslan and Partners 2000-05). Speaker: Mark Cannata (HOK Architects), 5 March 2009.

Finsbury Health Centre London (Lubetkin & Tecton 1938, first phase of conservation work Avanti Architects 1995.). Speaker: John Allan of Avanti Architects, 12 March 2009.

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Additional Information: [1] Alan Powers was responsible for organising the Twentieth Century Society Lecture Series: Second Lives for Twentieth Century Masterpieces (a series of six lectures), which took place 5 Feb - 12 Mar 2009, at The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London, UK. [2] Author is the Chair of the Twentieth Century Society (April 2011).
Uncontrolled Keywords: twentieth century, architecture, lectures
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Architecture, Design & Construction
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:05
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/1826

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