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Design thesis entitled, 'A centre for research and instruction in physical planning'

Identifier: Coll-1395

Scope and Contents

The title of the design thesis is A centre for research and instruction in physical planning and it relates to a proposal for Gordon Square, London W.1. The item is in typescript and has photographs inserted. The work traces the activities of the Association for Planning and Regional Reconstruction, and offers a proposal for a new building for the Association.


  • 1943-1947


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Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Alec Walter Jackson, studied at the School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, in the 1940s, circa 1943-1947.


1 volume

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Item transferred from stock of Architecure Library, and had been presented by 'Regional Planning, British Group', 1960, having shelfmark .71(421). Slips contained within the item also indicate: D.17585/17. Stamped within the item too is the information: 13 Aug 1947. Association for Planning and Regional Reconstruction Ltd., 34 Gordon Square, London WC1 Tel. Euston 2158-9. Library [with pencilled number:] 9307.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 06 December 2012
Design thesis entitled, 'A centre for research and instruction in physical planning'. The design thesis of Alec Walter Jackson, Liverpool School of Architecture, 1947
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Repository Details

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