Derek Walker

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Birthday
15, 1929
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 11, 2015 (85)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1929
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 11, 2015 (85)

About

Twentieth-century English architect and urban planner. He built the town of Milton Keynes, England and headed the Architecture department at the Royal College of Art.

Before Fame

His early architectural projects include the Royal Armories Museum in Leeds, England and a shopping center in the town of Milton Keynes.

Trivia

He spearheaded an unsuccessful project to expand New York City's Whitney Museum by purchasing air rights to build a skyscraper.

Family Life

His marriage to Jill Messanger produced two sons.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow British architect Michael Hopkins.