Architect and masterplanner Walter Bor has died at the age of 83. He studied architecture in Prague but came to the uk in 1939. After working in a munitions factory and serving for two years in the Czech army in exile, he took a planning diploma at the Bartlett and then joined the London County Council's planners. From 1966 to 1976 he was a partner at Llewelyn-Davies, playing a key part in planning new towns in Venezuela, Canada, the us - and at Milton Keynes. In 1996 he returned to Prague with Llewelyn-Davies to help the practice develop a conservation and development strategy for the city.