DrakeBerthold Lubetkin At the AA

Recently emerged from the AA Archives is a poster by 4th Year student Lindsay Drake for the AA pantomime of 1931. The following year Berthold Lubetkin was to descend on the AA and famously select 5 of its star students -Drake, nthony Chitty, Michael Dugdale, Valentine Harding, Godfrey Samuel and Francis Skinner – to form Tecton.

It is perhaps tempting to draw comparison between Tecton’s penguin pool (1934) and Drake’s pantomime design with its spiral of ramps populated by small figures…

Ed Bottoms, AA Archives