‘Plateglass Universities: Spaces for a New Higher Education in Post-War Britain’

Paper presented at ASK (Architecture for the Society of Knowledge) The Conference: Education For Research, Research For Creativity. ISBN 978-83-941642-2-5. Warsaw University of Technology, Poland. pp. 56-61. (authors: Débora Domingo Calabuig, Laura Lizondo Sevilla)


In post-war Britain, the Plateglass Universities were further evidence of the trust in architects to act as professional links between government aims and social needs. These campuses gave the British middle classes easier access to higher education, and are here under study in a research that crosses architectural and urban design with pedagogical and social studies.

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Plateglass Universities 01 - Debora Domingo Calabuig