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Wells Coates

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Wells Coates

Person  Male  Born 17/12/1895  Died 17/6/1958

Categories: Architecture

Countries: Canada, Japan

Architect. Born Wells Wintemute Coates in Tokyo of Canadian parents. He was influenced by Le Corbusier's principal that buildings should be 'machines for living' , which was reflected in his best known work, the Isokon building. Also 10 Palace Gate. Died in Vancouver.

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Isokon Building

The plaque is in the foyer of the flats. It was unveiled by John Pritchard, g...

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