Scottish architect who was knighted for his design of the Coventry Cathedral in England. He was also responsible for the Beehive, an iconic wing of New Zealand’s Parliament Building. He adhered to Modernist and Brutalist techniques.
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|FULL NAME:||Basil Spence|
|BIRTH DATE:||August 13, 1907|
|AGE:||112 years old|
Basil Spence is a Architect. His family was residing in Bombay, India, when he was born. His father, Urwin Archibald Spence, was employed as an assayer with the Royal Mint. He married in 1934. He became a junior lecturer at Edinburgh College of Art while still a student there. He worked for such notables as Leslie Grahame-Thomson and Reginald Fairlie while in college.
DID YOU KNOW He began designing exhibitions in 1938, including three pavilions for Glasgow’s 1938 Empire Exhibition. He also specialized in country houses.
FACT He and sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi both attended Edinburgh College of Art.
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Currently, Basil Spence is 112 years old. He will celebrate his 113th birthday on a Tuesday, August 13th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Basil Spence’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, Leo’s life pursuit is to lead the way and a secret desire to be a star. People of this zodiac sign like theater, taking holidays, being admired, expensive things, bright colors and dislike being ignored, facing difficult reality, not being treated like a king or queen. The strengths of this sign are: creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo are Aquarius, Gemini.
Basil Spence was born in the Year of the Goat. The goat enjoys being alone with their thoughts. They’re creative thinkers and appreciate the arts. Though they’re economic and cautious, they can also be indecisive. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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