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Designing Pan Am

We are now a couple of weeks away from my graduation ceremony at the Sheldonian and the end of one amazing journey to an M.St in the History of Design. My dissertation was on Pan Am in the 1930s and more specifically on the Boeing B-314 flying boat, a stupendous aircraft that initiated passenger flight over the Atlantic, and the way that Pan Am could be considered as a Modernist creation.
The result is 15,000 words and images and a big pile of books and papers - the final submission can be found here -  The System of the Flying Clippers - Designing Pan Am. A lot of people have helped with this, especially Barry O'Keefe at the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum and the good people at The Pan Am Historical Foundation.
The next adventure is something very different and so has this new blog.

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