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78 Derngate

Like Mendelsohn, Charles Rennie Mackintosh is an inspirational figure for McAslan. Despite its tiny scale, the adaptation (begun in 1915) of an existing Victorian terraced house in Northampton for the engineer W J Bassett-Lowke was the most significant project of his 'London years', boldly geometric in design and anticipating Modernism some decades hence. Bassett-Lowke was later the client for Peter Behrens's 'New Ways', sometimes claimed as the first truly modern house in the uk. At ...

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