Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We use cookies to personalise your experience; learn more in our Privacy and Cookie Policy. You can opt out of some cookies by adjusting your browser settings; see the cookie policy for details. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies.

Report this comment to a moderator

Please fill in the form below if you think a comment is unsuitable. Your comments will be sent to our moderator for review.
By submitting your information you agree to our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Report comment to moderator

Required fields.


Tributes paid to Maggie’s founder Charles Jencks


This extraordinary man shocked me into who I am now. He removed ridiculous certainties about architecture in terms of style and, instead, talked about architecture as a thing deeply culturally placed while openly enjoyed - a thing human! Fluid drew heavily on the wonderful and apocryphal talks he gave at the Architectural Association (though I was then a confused student to be honest). Everything he said seemed to challenge received wisdom and to be about people. I feel with his passing, a major figure who the world of architecture can respond to, is lost. If we are 'big enough' we can take on-board what he said. Let's do that!

Posted date

15 October, 2019

Posted time

11:17 am