Plan: Architectural Students Association Journal - numbers 1-10 by ARCHITECTURAL…

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PLAN in this format was a replacement for a much less interesting periodical issued in octavo format under the same title as a quarterly between 1943 and 1947.

Plan: Architectural Students Association Journal - numbers 1-10

London The Architectural Association, printed by Lund Humphries. 1948-1950

Short run of this sporadic and fascinating periodical comprising. 1,2, 3,4,5,6.7 and 8. Each issue, decorated wrappers and spiral bound. No two issues produced by the same group of people. No 1 includes material on Function and Arabesque, the CIAM Congress of 1947, Pimlico Housing Scheme [Powell and Moya] and other commentary on post war reconstruction and the possible contribution of students. Cover design by Ian Baker. No 2 includes contribution by Walter Gropius. No 3 has lead article by Felix Samuely. No 4 includes material on St Pancras Way housing scheme amongst other features. No 5 includes contributions by Ian Colquhoun, James Dartford, Ronald H. Sims and Gordon Mitchell. Includes major article on the London bus types and developments, national planning and schools. Contributors included Jeffrey Jellicoe amongst others. No 6 was produced by a group of 13 students including Andrew Derbyshire, John Killick and Hugh Morris amongst others, and is themed around Architecture, Building an Education. No 7 is a study of the position of Architecture in our time "in the broadest possible terms." 14 students in the group producing this edition. No 8 includes a leading article by Bruce Martin on "How to Build" photographically illustrated, with additional articles on Stevenage and the history of flight. The last two issues listed here were published as additions to this series in 1951, with a Birmingham Editorial group from the School of Architecture, Birmingham and which, according to Hugh Pagan "have a more radical edge." No 9, 1951 includes piece by Charles Madge of Mass Observation. No 10 1951, green wrappers. The new editorial group, acknowledged the work of the previous editors and pledged to continue the publication. However after no 10 it changed format and arguably content.

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