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The Architectural Association in the Postwar Years

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ISBN: 9781848224063
Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Patrick Zamarian
Format: hardback
Year published: 2020
Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd (
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 328
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout

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In the period following the Second World War, the Architectural Association (AA) became the only British school of architecture of truly global renown. It was one of only two schools in the world which fully embraced and promoted the pedagogical ideals put forward by CIAM (Congres Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne) – the other being Walter Gropius’s Harvard Graduate School of Design – and emerged as an admired example for architectural education in other countries. Many of the most famous British architects and critics of the past 60 years attended the AA, including Ahrends, Burton + Koralek, Alan Colquhoun and John Miller, Jeremy Dixon and Edward Jones, Frank Duffy, Eldred Evans, Kenneth Frampton, Bill Howell, John Killick, Robert Maguire, Cedric Price, Graeme Shankland and Oliver Cox, Quinlan Terry, John Voelcker, and almost a dozen recipients of the RIBA Gold Medal, viz.

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