Distinguished alumna, Diana Lee Smith has recently donated to the AA Archives her 1962 AA 5th Year design project for a new passenger terminal for Southampton docks. Together with a handful of photographs of her model and newspaper coverage the project, these drawings are accompanied by Diana’s history thesis on Romanticism in Swedish architecture and a measured drawings survey of buildings at Lindos, Rhodes, carried out with Peter Rich and Jack Morgan as an AA 2nd Year exercise (1959/60).

Diana taught architecture in Nairobi  from 1969-71, at Berkeley in 1972 and then in Toronto 1973-75, before moving into the field of Environmental Studies. She was the co-founder of the Mazingira Institute an independent research and development institute that deals with a range of environment and development issues ranging from informal urban transport to urban agriculture.