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Book review: A life in education and architecture: Mary Beaumont Medd

Datu, Kerwin (2013) Book review: A life in education and architecture: Mary Beaumont Medd. LSE Review of Books (13 Jun 2013). Blog Entry.

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"A Life in Education and Architecture: Mary Beaumont Medd." Catherine Burke. Ashgate. December 2012. --- This book seeks to provide a detailed exploration of the relationships between individual architects, educators, artists and designers that laid the foundation and shaped the approach to designing new school buildings in postwar Britain. It explores the life and work of Mary Medd, one of the most important modernist architects of the 20th century. Kerwin Datu finds that this biography falls short in some places but is historically valuable when we compare Medd’s ideas with the current state of British education.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: L Education > LA History of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2013 13:40
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54019

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