Suzanne Francis-Brown publishes article

11 Aug 2019 2:50 AM | Christine R Henry (Administrator)

Cover page. UWI Museum CollectionSuzanne Francis-Brown (UWI Museum) worked with Jamaican architect Peter Francis on  Norman & Dawbarn, the UCWI, and Tropical Modernist Architecture in Jamaica, published in Caribbean Quarterly, Volume 65 Issue 1. 

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, the regional University College of the West Indies was one of the early greenfield universities developed in the waning British empire, which drew on the work of several British architects working in the tropics post-World War II. British modernist architect Graham Dawbarn brought a spare sensibility, climatic considerations and modern systems to the Jamaican landscape where the university’s founding campus was located.

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