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.
His early architectural projects include the Royal Armories Museum in Leeds, England and a shopping center in the town of Milton Keynes.
He spearheaded an unsuccessful project to expand New York City's Whitney Museum by purchasing air rights to build a skyscraper.
His marriage to Jill Messanger produced two sons.
He was a contemporary of fellow British architect Michael Hopkins.