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Roger Westman

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Roger Westman
Born1939
🏳️ NationalityBritish
Other names
💼 Occupation
Architect
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Roger Ulick Branch Westman (1939-2020) was an English architect.

Architecture[edit]

He was educated at Latymer Upper School, where he rowed for the school.[1] He went up to the Architectural Association School of Architecture (between 1957 and 1963).[2][3]

In 1962, Soon after leaving the AA, The Origins of the International Style in England 1927-1939 was published.[4] He appeared in the BFI and RIBA's Faces of Architecture programme in 1967.[5]

He designed several homes in Hampstead and Hampstead Garden Suburb and was a major contributor to social housing projects in the London borough of Lambeth.

Art and design[edit]

In 1981, Westman exhibited his scheme Walls: A Framework for Communal Anarchy at the Institute of Contemporary Arts.[6][7] In the same year, he exhibited, Tomorrow's New Community, A piece that artistically presented a 'do-it-yourself' community build - from Year 10 to Year 20.[8][9][10] It was dubbed an "attractive idea... tantalisingly presented" by the New scientist.[9] His architectural drawings and various sketches have received prizes - including one from the V&A.[11][12]

He was a member of the 20th Century Society (C20) and lived in Hampstead Garden Suburb. He had two children.[13][1]

See also[edit]

  • Urban planning

Reference[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Times, 19 August 1991".
  2. Arena. Architectural Association. 1965. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  3. Architects, Royal Institute of British (1994). RIBA Members. Royal Institute of British Architects. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  4. Westman, Roger (1962). The Origins of the International Style in England 1927-1939. London: Architectural Press. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  5. "RIBA Journal". RIBA Journal. 74: 64 + 372.
  6. Hardy, Dennis; Ward, Colin (2004-01-01). Arcadia for All: The Legacy of a Makeshift Landscape. Five Leaves. ISBN 9780907123590. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  7. England), Institute of Contemporary Arts (London (1981-01-01). Future communities: exhibition Institute of Contemporary Arts. The Institute. ISBN 9780905263144. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  8. New Scientist. IPC Magazines. 1981. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  9. 9.0 9.1 Information, Reed Business (1981-07-23). New Scientist. Reed Business Information. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  10. Town and Country Planning. Garden Cities and Town Planning Association. 1980. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  11. RIBA Journal. RIBA Services Limited. 1959. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  12. Jones, Will (2011). Architects' Sketchbooks. Metropolis Books. p. 141. ISBN 1935202464. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  13. 100 Buildings, 100 Years. Batsford Ltd. 2014. p. 72. ISBN 9781849941938. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png

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