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Jan Kaplicky (1937-2009)

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Jan Kaplicky died in Prague on 13 January 2009, aged 71. The AJ pays tribute to the life and work of a visionary architect

Jan Kaplicky was perhaps best known for designing the hugely popular Selfridges building in Birmingham and the Lord’s cricket ground media centre.


Jan Kaplicky: A career in pictures

From the Centre Pompidou to the Czech National Library, the AJ looks back at a career spanning more than 40 years
15 January 2009

Tributes to Jan Kaplicky

Richard Rogers and Norman Foster lead the tributes to the life of Jan Kaplicky
15 January 2009


Jan Kaplicky (1937 - 2009)

The world-renowned Czech architect, who designed Lord’s media centre and Birmingham Selfridges - has died
15 January 2009

Jan Kaplicky (1937-2009): Career timeline

The AJ documents the innovative architect’s career
15 January 2009

Video: Eye Above Prague

Kaplicky’s struggle to build a Czech National Library



Kaplicky threatens to walk from overdue Prague library

Jan Kaplicky may abandon his Prague National Library project in protest against the slow progress of the scheme
04 March 2008


Images: Kaplicky’s final project

Jan Kaplicky’s final project, a concert hall the Czech Republic, is due to start construction in 201020 January 2009

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