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ID: 500030287
 
Record Type: Person
Smithson, Alison (English architect, 1938-1993)

Note: Alison Margaret Smithson studied at the School of Architecture, University of Durham, England, in 1944-1949. In 1949 she married the architect Peter Smithson. The Smithsons established their own practice in London, England, in 1950. British architect.

Names:
Smithson, Alison (preferred,V,index)
Alison Smithson (V,display)
Gill, Alison Margaret (V)
Smithson, Alison Margaret (V)
Alison Margaret Smithson (V)
Smithson, Alison Margaret Gill (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
architect (preferred)
draftsman

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Sheffield (England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1950-1993  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
active:   1944-1949  Durham (Durham, 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]
member of ....  Independent Group  
................  (British group of artists, active ca. 1952-1955) [500126106]
partner of ....  Smithson, Peter Denham  1950-1993
..................  (English architect and draftsman, 1923-2003) [500009415]
spouse of ....  Smithson, Peter Denham  1949-1993
................  (English architect and draftsman, 1923-2003) [500009415]

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

Biographies:
(English architect, 1938-1993) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British architect, 1928-1993) ..... [AVERY]
(English architect and draughtsman; born Sheffield (South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom), 1928; died London (England, United Kingdom), 1993) ..... [CCA]
(British architect, 1928-) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, b.1928) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Alison Margaret Smithson ........ [CCA, VP]
.................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Alison Smithson ........ [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Gill, Alison Margaret ........ [AVERY, CCA]
...........................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Smithson, Alison ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Smithson, Alison Margaret ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred]
...................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...................................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
Smithson, Alison Margaret Gill ........ [CCA, VP]
............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-) 10th suppl.
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987) 1987
....................  El Croquis 7/36 (1988)
....................  El Croquis, 1988 Nov., no.36; obit. in Columbia Univ. Newsline, 1993 Sept.-Oct. 9
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Contemporary Architects (1987) 903
.......... El Croquis, 1988 Nov., no.36; obit. in Columbia Univ. Newsline, 1993 Sept.-Oct. 9
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 92
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