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Patrick Nuttgens (1930-2004)

Arriving in York in 1962, Patrick Nuttgens found a city 'already scarred by modern intrusions, displaying a remarkable lack of scholarship and an equally remarkable vulgarity'. Nuttgens, who has died at the age of 74, was an architect and educator with a passionate commitment to the Modernist cause in architecture and design, who was equally keen to conserve the best of the past - and frequently depressed by the failure of Modernism to contribute positively to the fabric of historic ...

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