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  • Bon dies, aged 88

    28-Oct-1999

    Christoph Bon, one of the three founders of Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, died on 21 October at the age of 88. Born in St.Gallen in Switzerland in 1921, Bon studied at the ETH in Zurich during the War. After a brief spell working for Holford in London in 1946, he spent two years in Milan. In 1949 he took up a teaching post in Kingston where he befriended Joe Chamberlin and Geoffry Powell. In 1952 they won the Golden Lane competition, and in 15 January 1953 the AJ named them as 'Men of ...
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