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Edward (Ted) Cullinan 1931 – 2019

RIBA President responds to the passing of Ted Cullinan.

12 November 2019

Reacting to the death of Ted Cullinan, RIBA President, Alan Jones, said:

“Architecture has lost a pioneer. Ted will be sorely missed and fondly remembered for the incredible contribution he made to architecture and society."

©Simon Warren

"He was a radical thinker, well ahead of his time on environmental issues and building sustainably. I am pleased that Ted was presented with UK architecture’s highest accolade during his lifetime – the 2008 Royal Gold Medal – in recognition of his immense talent and leadership."

MacIntyre Home, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire ©RIBA Collections

"Not only did Ted shape our landscape – leaving behind dozens of ground-breaking buildings – but he inspired the next generation as one of the great teachers of our times, inspiring thousands of students and colleagues with his enthusiasm, energy and boundless knowledge. Our thoughts are with Ted’s family, friends and colleagues.”

Lecture diagram entitled 'The history of building and design in the last 30 years' by Ted Cullinan ©RIBA Collections

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