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Thomas Beeby

(1941– ). American architect, Director of Design for the firm founded (1961) by James Wright Hammond (1918–86—a former partner at Skidmore Owings & Merrill) as Hammond & Roesch ...

Beeby, Thomas

Beeby, Thomas (12 Oct 1941)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
413 words

...landscape. Bibliography “ Hammond Beeby and Babka, ” in A+U , 200/5 (1987), pp. 17–80 H. Baldauf and G. Schafer , eds.: Rap Sheets Interviews: Thomas H. Beeby (New Haven, 1988) Chicago Oral History Project, “Oral History of Thomas Hall Beeby,” interview by Betty J. Blum (Chicago, 1998); found online at http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/research/specialcollections/oralhistories/beeby.html A. Krista...

Thomas Beeby

Thomas Beeby  

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(1941– ).American architect, Director of Design for the firm founded (1961) by James Wright Hammond (1918–86—a former partner at Skidmore Owings & Merrill) as Hammond & Roesch (1961–71), which became ...
New Classicism

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A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
2,062 words

...founded ( 1968 ) Classical America to promote it through exemplars and publications. Among the most effective protagonists in New Classicism were Robert Adam (1948– ), Thomas Hall Beeby ( 1941 – ), Julian Bicknell ( 1945 – ), Allan Greenberg ( 1938 – ), Craig Hamilton ( 1961 – ), Léon Krier ( 1946 – ), Demetri Porphyrios ( 1949 – ), John Anthony Simpson (1954– ), Thomas Gordon Smith (1948– ), Robert Arthur Morton Stern (1939– ), John Quinlan Terry (1937– ), and David John Watkin (1941–2018): there have been many others, but in a brief...

Caledonian Collieries Cases

Caledonian Collieries Cases (1930)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,906 words

...feared that reduction of wages in NSW would flow on to them. In Victoria, miners at Wonthaggi stopped work on 17 December ; in Queensland there were stoppages on 17 and 19 December. On 17 and 18 December, in the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration , Judge George Beeby held a compulsory conference. When it failed, he found that ‘an industrial dispute of which the Court can take cognizance exists or is threatened and impending’. By an interim award on 19 December , he set wages at pre-lockout rates. On 22 January 1930 , the High Court declared...

Newbigin, Lesslie

Newbigin, Lesslie (8 December 1909)   Reference library

J.T.K. Daniel and Thomas F. Foust

The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

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2012

... 1984 : Questions to the Churches’. The pamphlet called for a period of time to study these questions and it struck such a nerve that the movement outgrew its original of British Council of Churches 1984 Project and became ‘The Gospel and Our Culture’ (led at first by H. Dan Beeby , and now, in the twenty-first century, by David Kettle ). Much correspondence, many books, and several conferences ensued, including two of his more important writings, Foolishness to the Greeks and The Gospel in a Pluralist Society . Such was the range of his influence that...

Architecture

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Craig Zabel and Clifford E. Clark

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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2,288 words

... and vacuous plazas, as epitomized by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza ( 1962–1978 ) in Albany, by Wallace K. Harrison and Max Abramovitz . By the 1970s, postmodernism began a reexamination of the traditional symbolism of public architecture. James Hammond, Thomas H. Beeby, and Bernard Babka's Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago ( 1987–1991 ) reasserts an ornamented monumentality and traditional grandeur for a major public building. The automobile profoundly affected traditional notions of public space. In the decades after World War...

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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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2,442 words

...As a Highlander born only a few miles away from the place of MacKenzie's upbringing, he identified with the plight of Maoris and did his best to help them reassert their rights and regain control of their destiny. Fraser also worked with a young educationalist, Clarence Beeby , to overhaul New Zealand's education system in the late 1930s so that it operated for the public good rather than private gain and made secondary and tertiary education accessible to all New Zealanders at extremely low cost. Since Fraser's death in 1950 the Scottish connection...

Counsel, notable

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
4,433 words
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...of NSW, William Holman ( 1871–1934 ) and Thomas Bavin ( 1874–1941 ). Hughes appeared as a barrister before the High Court only rarely, and only in industrial cases (see, for example, Trolly, Draymen and Carters Union v Master Carriers Association ( 1905 ). Holman was NSW Attorney-General from 1910 to 1913 , and Premier from 1913 to 1920 . A brilliant orator, he was also among the leading theoreticians of the Labor movement in Australia, which he had joined in 1890 along with Hughes and George Beeby ( 1869–1942 ), later Chief Judge of the...

Architecture

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Craig Zabel, Craig Zabel, Craig Zabel, and Craig Zabel

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

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2013

...was replaced by a giant and heroic stainless steel Gateway Arch (designed by Eero Saarinen 1947–1948 , built 1963–1965 ) to commemorate America's westward expansion. By the 1970s, postmodernism began a reexamination of the traditional symbolism of public architecture. Hammond, Beeby, and Babka's Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago ( 1987–1991 ) reasserts an ornamented monumentality and traditional grandeur for a major public building. In the twenty-first century, an important goal for most new public buildings is to become more “green” through...

Bibby

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
292 words

...Variants: Bibbey , Bibey , Bybee , Biby , Bebby , Beeby • Current frequencies: GB 4495, Ireland 58 • GB frequency 1881: 3233 • Main GB location 1881: Lancs, Cheshire, and Westm; also Essex • Main Irish location 1847–64: Kilkenny English : relationship name from the Middle English personal name Bibby , Bebby , a diminutive of Bibb or Bebbe ( see Bibb ). Some examples of Beby below may alternatively belong with Beeby . Further information: McKinley, Surnames of Lancs , p. 318, notes that the surname Bibby occurs in Manchester...

Fowke

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
385 words

...Folco , Fulco , 1086 in Domesday Book ; Folc’ filius Folc’ , 1156–80 in Bury Saint Edmunds Documents (Suffolk); Folco, Fulko , picus, 12th cent. in Danelaw Documents (Lincs); Fouke de Coudrey, 1255 in Hundred Rolls (Bucks); Foke de Sutton’, 1379 in Poll Tax (Beeby, Leics); Foke Odell, 1503 in Parliament Rolls (Northants); Fooke Edmonds, 1611 in Bardsley . surnames: Alan filius Fuke , 1166–95 in Hatton’s Book of Seals (Leics); Willelmus filius Fulk , 1177 in Pipe Rolls (Lincs); Ricardus filius Fuc , 1196 in Curia Regis Rolls ...

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