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ID: 500110255
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500110255

 
Record Type: Person
O'Rorke, Brian (British architect, 1901-1974)

Note: Educated in England, he made his reputation as the innovative designer of ship interiors for the Orient Line in the 1930s. He was appointed architect for the National Theatre from 1946-1962, designed the Country Pavilion at the Festival of Britain in 1951, and was architect of the new Royal Observatory, Herstmonceaux, 1951-1958.

Names:
O'Rorke, Brian (preferred,V,index)
Brian O'Rorke (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
New Zealand (New Zealander)

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New Zealand (Oceania) (nation)

Events:
active:   1929-1972

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Dorn, Marion  
................................  (American textile designer, 1899-1964) [500066272]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  O'Rorke, Brian (I)

Biographies:
(British architect, 1901-1974) ..... [VP Preferred]
( architect) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(architect, contemporary) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Brian O'Rorke ........ [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
O'Rorke, Brian ........ [AVERY Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred]
...............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
...............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 11 March 2004
....................  Transactions 3/1 (1983-1984) accessed 11 March 2004
....................  Transactions, 1983 97
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Transactions 3/1 (1983-1984)
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