Long, Mary-Jane. (6 of 13). National Life Story Collection: Architects' Lives

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    Interviewee's office, London

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    Long, Mary-Jane, 1939- (speaker, female)

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    Lever, Jill (speaker, female)

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    Part 6: Description of MJL’s study visit to Europe, 1964, to see early Modernist buildings in Netherlands, France and Finland; her opinions of the work of Alvar Aalto, and remarks on Paul Rudolph’s attitude to Aalto; MJL’s 3 month’s working with Llewelyn Davies. Beginning of MJL’s work for Colin St John Wilson, 1965, and description of work on house with Wilson for Christopher Cornford; discussion of house design for an individual client. Description of MJL’s work on studios for Peter Blake, R.B. Kitaj and Frank Auerbach.

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