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Peter Denham Smithson

Born: 18-Sep-1923
Birthplace: Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England
Died: 3-Mar-2003
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Architect

Nationality: England
Executive summary: New Brutalist

Wife: Alison Smithson (architect, m. 1949, one son, two daughters)

    University: Durham University (1939-42)
    Professor: Visiting professor, University of Bath (1978-90)

    Independent Group Founding Member (1953)

Author of books:
The Charged Void: Architecture (2001, architecture, with Alison Smithson)

Selected edifices:
Smithdon High School (1954)
The Economist Building (1965)
Garden Building, St Hilda's College (1967)
Robin Hood Gardens (1972)


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