Architecture

Long, Mary-Jane. (9 of 13). National Life Story Collection: Architects' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:31:38

  • Shelf mark

    C467/26

  • Subjects

    Architecture

  • Recording date

    1997-10-21

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's office, London

  • Interviewees

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

  • Interviewers

    Lever, Jill (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 9: Discussion of requirements for the British Library’s book transport system; description of the development of the climatic control system within the Library building, and the lighting system; discussion of approaches to lighting design for buildings in Britain and the United States; contribution of lighting consultant Bill Lamb to the British Library’s design; discussion of character of the building, which was established in its essentials by 1974.

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