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NEW BOOK

Basil Spence: Buildings and Projects. Edited by Louise Campbell, Miles Glendinning and Jane Thomas. Published by RIBA Publications on 6 March 2012.

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PRINTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

S.Walford, D.Morris, J.Willis, K.Lee, Journey into the Light: the art treasures of Coventry Cathedral, their making and meaning (Coventry, 2012).

L.Campbell, M.Glendinning and J.Thomas (editors), Basil Spence: Buildings and Projects (RIBA Publications, 2012).

P.Long and J.Thomas (editors), Basil Spence Architect (National Galleries of Scotland, 2007).

L.Campbell, Coventry Cathedral: art and architecture in post-war Britain (Clarendon studies in the History of Art, OUP, 1996).

Chapters

L.Campbell, ‘Architecture, war and peace: Coventry cathedral and the arts of reconstruction’ in C.Lamb, ed. Reconciling people : Coventry Cathedral’s story (Canterbury Press, 2011), pp.1-32.

J.Thomas, 'The Basil Spence exhibition', in P.Sparke & Deyan Sujic (editors), Representing Architecture. New Discussions : Ideologies, Techniques, Curation (Design Museum, 2008).

L.Campbell, 'The Phoenix and the city: war, peace and architecture' in R.MacCormac & V.Lovell (eds.) Phoenix : architecture/art/regeneration (Black Dog Books, 2004)

M.Glendinning, 'The tall barracks artistically reconsidered: Hyde Park Cavalry Barracks and the total environment of modern militatry life' in I.Boyd Whyte (editor), Man-Made Future: planning, education and design in mid-century Britain (Routledge, 2007), pp.223-245.

Articles

S.Walford, 'Building for Education: The School Designs of Sir Basil Spence', in Architectural Heritage, vol. 22 (2011), pp.137-156. Online.

L.Campbell, 'Building on the Backs: Basil Spence, Queens College Cambridge and university architecture at mid-century', in Architectural History, vol. 54 (2011), pp.383-405.

J.Thomas, 'The Sir Basil Spence exhibition and archive', in History Scotland, January 2008, pp.4-6.

M.Glendinning, '"Una lezione di civilta": New Zealand House, the British Embassy in Rome and the Modernist architecture of Post-colonial diplomacy', In Fabrications (New Zealand) vol.14, nos 1 -2 (Dec.2004), pp.83-103.

L.Campbell, 'Towards a new cathedral: the competition for Coventry Cathedral 1950-51' in Architectural History, vol. 35 (1992), pp.208-234.

 

WEB ITEM

David Walker, Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall (Building of the Month). March 2008. The Twentieth Century Society website.

 

LEAFLET

Architecture Week 2007 - leaflet.

For an architectural trail of Coventry Cathedral and churches designed by Spence.

Text by Louise Campbell and David Walker as part of the research project.

Architecture Week Leaflet. Image link to PDF. PDF (PDF Document)

 

PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE

 
Essays:
 

David Walker, Dudley House, 100 Park Lane, London (2008).

David Walker, Civic Centres (2008). 

David Walker, Cultural Centres (2008).

David Walker, English Religious Architecture of the Fifties (2008).

David Walker, English Religious Architecture of the Sixties (2008).

David Walker, The Gottlieb Memorial, Mongewell (2008).

David Walker, Nottingham and Southampton University (2008).

David Walker, Sheffield Schools (2008). 

Clive Fenton, Schools in Scotland (2008).

David Walker, Salters' Hall, London.

 
Conference papers (text):
 

Stamp, G, Lutyens and Spence. Plenary lecture, delivered at the project conference "Architecture, diplomacy and national identity: Sir Basil Spence and mid-century modernism". The British School At Rome, 3 - 5 December 2008.

J.Beveridge, The Edinburgh Office - Overview. Presentation notes for paper delivered at the project conference "Spence and Scotland: Sir Basil Spence’s upbringing, training, and practice in Scotland". Edinburgh, 7th May 2008.

J.Beveridge, The Edinburgh Office - 1946-1951. Presentation notes for paper delivered at the project conference "Spence and Scotland: Sir Basil Spence’s upbringing, training, and practice in Scotland". Edinburgh, 7th May 2008.

A.Merrylees, The Edinburgh Office - 1952 onwards. Paper delivered at the project conference "Spence and Scotland: Sir Basil Spence’s upbringing, training, and practice in Scotland". Edinburgh, 7th May 2008.

 
Conference papers (audio with transcript):
 

J.Thomas. Presentation. Recorded at the project conference "Sir Basil Spence re -viewed: the architect and his office", held at Old Blue Coat School, Coventry, 29 August 2008.

P.Winchester. Presentation. Recorded at the project conference "Sir Basil Spence re-viewed: the architect and his office", held at Old Blue Coat School, Coventry, 29 August 2008.

 
Interviews (edited transcripts):
 

A.Merrylees. Andrew Merrylees interviewed by Clive B Fenton at RCAHMS, 7 July 2005.

D.Rock. David Rock interviewed by Miles Glendinning and Jane Thomas, 18 February 2004. A detailed summary of the topics discussed by Rock, with key elements transcribed directly from the interview by Katherine Atkinson in March 2013