Ref NoDCS/3/2
Admin/Biog HistoryThe Documentation and Conservation of the Modern Movement (Docomomoco) group is a non-profit organization devoted to the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the modern movement. Sharp co-chaired the British branch of Docomomo, known as Docomomo UK.
DescriptionContains material including published and draft articles which have been filed under the heading 'DOCOMOMO UK' including:

-a copy of a published article by Sharp entitled 'The Natural' relating to the Boots Factory designed by the engineer, Owen Williams, with research notes by Sharp
-a draft article entitled 'The modern movement in East Africa' written by Sharp
-notes on modern movement buildings from the 1930s

Also includes b&w photographs showing buildings [from the 1930s] which were not designed by Connell, Ward and Lucas. These include the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club (Cowes, Isle of Wight) designed by Joseph Emberton; Impington Village College in Cambridgeshire; as well as Finsbury Health Centre, 10 Palace Gate and the Penguin Pool at Regent's Park Zoo (London).
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