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ID: 500009415
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Record Type: Person
Smithson, Peter Denham (English architect and draftsman, 1923-2003)

Note: Born 18 September 1923. Smithson studied at the School of Architecture, University of Durham, England, 1939-1942 and 1945-1947; at the Department of Town Planning in 1946-1948; and at the Royal Academy Schools, London, England, in 1948-1949. In 1949 he married the architect Alison Margaret Gill. The Smithsons established their own practice in London in 1950. British architect.

Names:
Smithson, Peter Denham (preferred,V,index)
Peter Denham Smithson (V,display)
Smithson, Peter (V)
Peter Smithson (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
architect (preferred)
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Stockton-on-Tees (Stockton on Tees, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  McHale, Magda Cordell  
......................  (Hungarian sociologist and painter, 1921-2008, active in England and the United States) [500128925]
colleague of ....  Paolozzi, Eduard  
......................  (British sculptor and printmaker, 1924-2005) [500027981]
member of ....  Independent Group  
................  (British group of artists, active ca. 1952-1955) [500126106]
partner of ....  Smithson, Alison  1950-1993
..................  (English architect, 1928-1993) [500030287]
related to ....  Alison and Peter Smithson  
..................  (British architectural firm, contemporary) [500226979]
spouse of ....  Smithson, Alison  1949-1993
................  (English architect, 1928-1993) [500030287]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Smithson, Peter Denham (I)

Biographies:
(English architect and draftsman, 1923-2003) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British architect, 1923-) ..... [AVERY]
(English architect and draughtsman, born 1923) ..... [CCA]
(British architect, b.1923) ..... [BHA]
(British architect, 1923-2003) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Peter Denham Smithson ........ [VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Peter Smithson ........ [CCA, VP]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Smithson, Peter ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, VP]
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Smithson, Peter Denham ........ [AVERY, BHA Preferred]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals [online] (1993-)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  El Croquis 7/36 (1988)
....................  El Croquis, 1988 Nov., v.7, no.36; death date from Architecture, 2003 Apr., v.92, n.4 21
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50014775
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50014775
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Contemporary Architects (1987) 903
.......... El Croquis, 1988 Nov., v.7, no.36; death date from Architecture, 2003 Apr., v.92, n.4 21
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
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