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Sir Basil Urwin Spence
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Name Sir Basil Urwin Spence
Nationality Scottish
Birth date (1907-08-13)13 August 1907
Birth place Bombay, India
Date of death 19 November 1976(1976-11-19) (aged 69)
Place of death Yaxley, Suffolk, England, UK
Alma mater Edinburgh College of Art
Work
Buildings Coventry Cathedral
Hyde Park Barracks
New Zealand parliament extension

Sir Basil Urwin Spence, OM OBE RA (13 August 1907 – 19 November 1976) was a Scottish architect, most notably associated with Coventry Cathedral in England and the Beehive in New Zealand, but also responsible for numerous other buildings in the Modernist/Brutalist style.

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