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Pevsner, Nicholaus

- noted architectural historian. Author of "Buildings of England". Architectural guides, begun 1951, now 46 volumes, made the architectural heritage available to all, causing many people to, for the first time both appreciate and understand buildings. "Buildings of Scotland" began by Colin McWilliam is still being compiled, by John Gifford, currently (January 1998) there are six, half the number planned.