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    Peter Davey (1940-2018): ‘a critical acumen of exceptional range and scope’Subscription

    Thinkpiece14 March, 2018

    Peter Davey, who died in March aged 78, was the AR’s 11th and second longest-serving editor

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    ‘Peter Blundell Jones had the deeply held conviction that architecture is a social art’Subscription

    Thinkpiece23 August, 2016

    Former AR editor Catherine Slessor remembers architectural historian Peter Blundell Jones (1949-2016)

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    Peter Blundell Jones (1949-2016): ‘a truly important architectural historian’Subscription

    News23 August, 2016

    Architect and writer Peter Blundell Jones, who died on Friday 19 August, illuminated the AR and architectural academe

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    Charles Correa (1930-2015)Subscription

    Thinkpiece19 June, 2015

    Charles Correa was India’s foremost Modernist. However, he did not simply adapt Western practices to a subcontinental milieu: he transformed Modernism at the same time

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    Michael Graves (1934-2015)Subscription

    Thinkpiece21 March, 2015

    The great architect remembered by his friend and collaborator throughout the heyday of Postmodernism, Charles Jencks

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    David Mackay (1933-2014)Subscription

    Thinkpiece24 November, 2014

    Peter Buchanan pays tribute to the architect-planner who revivified Barcelona with Oriol Bohigas and Josep Martorell

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    Richard MacCormac (1938-2014)Subscription

    Thinkpiece29 August, 2014

    Peter Davey pays tribute to Richard MacCormac’s remarkable architectural intelligence

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    Richard MacCormac (1938-2014)

    News12 August, 2014

    Jeremy Melvin pays tribute to Richard MacCormac, whose many greenfield projects - enriched by wide cultural knowledge - were never afraid to fly in the face of fashionable demands

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    Hans Hollein (1934-2014)Subscription

    News12 May, 2014

    Charles Jencks looks back at how Hans Hollein shaped the culture of Austrian architecture through his texts, exhibitions and buildings

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    Kathryn Findlay (1953-2014)Subscription

    Thinkpiece24 January, 2014

    Raymund Ryan remembers Kathryn Findlay (1953-2014) whose projects, although few in number, display a remarkable curiosity and playfulness

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    Clorindo Testa (1923-2013)Subscription

    Thinkpiece2 May, 2013

    Clorindo Testa was an anchor of modern Argentine architecture. Influenced by European architects including Le Corbusier, he had deep creative imagination

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    Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012)Subscription

    Thinkpiece17 December, 2012

    The unrivalled master of Modernist Baroque defined a nation and leaves a legacy of global significance

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    Tribute to Oscar NiemeyerSubscription

    Thinkpiece6 December, 2012

    Norman Foster pays tribute to his hero, the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer who died recently aged 104

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    Lebbeus Woods (1940-2012)Subscription

    Thinkpiece23 November, 2012

    Remembering a unique visionary, whose images of futuristic yet familiarly conflicted worlds inspired generations of architects and Hollywood designers

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    Luis Moreno Mansilla (1959-2012)Subscription

    News27 March, 2012

    William JR Curtis pays tribute to the renowned Spanish architect

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    Martin Charles (1940-2012)Subscription

    News1 March, 2012

    Peter Davey remembers the work of the AR’s and AJ’s house photographer throughout the 60s,70s and 80s

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    Isi Metzstein (1928-2012)

    Thinkpiece14 February, 2012

    The co-author of some of the most remarkable examples of postwar British modern architecture has died aged 83

  • Ricardo Legorreta 1931-2011

    Ricardo Legorreta (1931-2011)Subscription

    Thinkpiece30 January, 2012

    Louise Noelle Gras writes an obituary to her great friend and colleague, the Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta 1931-2011

  • Günter Behnisch – a tough, dedicated and intellectual architect

    Günther Behnisch (1922 - 2010)Subscription

    Thinkpiece27 July, 2010

    Günter Behnisch, champion of socially responsive architecture and place-making, dies aged 88

  • Dennis Sharp

    Dennis Sharp (1933-2010)Subscription

    Thinkpiece1 July, 2010

    Dennis Sharp - architect, historian, crotoc, curator and bibliophile - dies aged 76

  • Raimund Abraham

    Raimund Abraham (1933-2010)Subscription

    Thinkpiece13 May, 2010

    Remembering the ‘incurable formalist’, Austrian architect Raimund Abraham, 1933-2010

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