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Alison Smithson

AKA Alison Margaret Gill

Born: 22-Jun-1928
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Died: 14-Aug-1993
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: New Brutalist

Father: Ernest Gill
Mother: Alison Jessie Malcolm
Husband: Peter Denham Smithson (architect, m. 1949, one son, two daughters)

    High School: George Watson's Ladies College
    University: University of Durham (1944-49)

    Independent Group Founding Member (1953)

Author of books:
A Portrait of the Female Mind as a Young Girl (1966, novel)
The Charged Void: Architecture (2001, architecture, with Peter 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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