Fry, Drew and Partners

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Fry, Drew and Partners was an architectural practice established by UK architects Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew.

History[edit]

Fry, Drew and Partners was formally created in 1950 from the 'Office of Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew' (established 1946).[1] From 1952 the partnership was expanded to include Lindsey Drake and Denys Lasdun as Fry, Drew, Drake and Lasdun.[1]

Based in London, the partnership gained commissions from within the UK, as well as worldwide - in particular former British Colonies in Africa, as well as the middle east, and India - Fry and Drew were key figures in the development of the governmental complex at Chandigarh, India.[2]

Projects[edit]

  • Studio at Hertingfordbury, Herts
  • Studio at Rowlant, Sussex
  • Studio at Longpont-sur-Orge, near Paris[3]
  • Woodsford Square, Kensington, London 1967-74[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jackson & Holland 2014, p. 280.
  2. ^ Jackson & Holland 2014.
  3. ^ "Jane Drew's work with Fry, Drew & Partners". The Architectural Review. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Modernism in Metroland". Retrieved 27 April 2019.

Sources[edit]

  • Jackson, Iain; Holland, Jessica (2014), The Architecture of Edwin Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew: Twentieth Century, Pioneer Modernism and the Tropics

Further reading[edit]

  • Fry, Maxwell; Drew, Jane (1964), Tropical Architecture, Robert E. Krieger