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Alison Smithson
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Born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Born in 1928
Died in 1993

Born 1928. Died 1993 - English architect.

Set up private practice with her husband Peter Smithson in 1950. Work includes Secondary Modern School in Hunstanton, House of the Future at the Ideal Homes Exhibition and the Economist complex in Westminster.

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