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Patrick Abercrombie, F.R.I.B.A.
This evening Patrick Abercrombie, F.R.I.B.A., Professor of Town Planning at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College, London, whose previous talk on town planning had to be postponed, will discuss this subject in detail, illustrating his points by means of models and photographs. Professor Abercrombie, who is a brother of Lascelles Abercrombie, is one of this country's most eminent pioneers of town planning. Recognised as one of the greatest authorities on the subject, he has been partly, or entirely, responsible for many publications dealing with it. Amongst these are 'East Kent Regional Planning Scheme' 'Sheffield Civic Survey 'Doncaster Regional Planning Scheme', 'The Preservation of Rural England', 'Bristol and Bath Regional Planning Scheme', and 'Cumbrian Regional Planning Scheme'.
'Dublin of the Future' will be remembered as one of his most interesting books. It was his design, in co-operation with his partner, for the replanning of this city, which won him first premium in an international competition. For a number of years he was Professor of Civic Design at Liverpool University, and in 1936 he was appointed Consultant Architect to the Department of Health for Scotland.


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