Patrick Geddes

Architect, Academic

1854 – 1932

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Who was Patrick Geddes?

Sir Patrick Geddes FRSE was a Scottish biologist, sociologist, geographer, philanthropist and pioneering town planner. He is known for his innovative thinking in the fields of urban planning and sociology.

He introduced the concept of "region" to architecture and planning and coined the term "conurbation".

An energetic Francophile, Geddes was the founder of the Collège des Écossais an international teaching establishment in Montpellier, France.

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Born
Oct 2, 1854
Ballater
Ethnicity
  • Scottish people
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Education
  • Royal School of Mines
  • University of Edinburgh
Lived in
  • Edinburgh
Died
Apr 17, 1932
Montpellier

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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