Designer of the Centrepoint Tower and the NatWest Tower, known as Tower 42, once the tallest building in London. He also designed Euston Station, Drapers Gardens, and the King's Reach Tower.
He won a scholarship to the Bartlett School of Architecture at the University of London in 1927.
He was noted for his commercial buildings that transformed the English skyline, but he also designed housing developments.
His son, John, took over his practice in 1984.
He carried on the Modernist movement established by such legends as Frank Lloyd Wright.