Charles Alexander JENCKS

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1939-06-21
Education Brooks Sch, Harvard Univ (BA, MA), Univ of London (Fulbright scholar, PhD)
Books & Publications
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Clubs Groucho, Athenaeum, Chelsea Arts
Style Charles Jencks, Esq
Career writer on architecture 1966-, lectr and prof 1969-, TV writer and sometime participant 1971-, architect and designer 1976-, writer on art 1985-, garden designer 1989-, writer on non-architectural subjects 1989-; author of numerous books and articles on the subject of modern architecture and its successors; furniture and drawings exhibited; cmmns incl: Centre for Life Newcastle 2000, Landform Scottish Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh 2002 (Gulbenkian Prize 2004), Portello Park Milan 2003, DNA sculptures Cold Spring Harbor Labs Long Island and Kew Gardens London 2003, Cells of Life Jupiter Artland Edinburgh 2005, Fife Earth Project Kelty 2005, Northumberlandia Landform North of Newcastle 2004 and 2008, Crawick Artland Scotland 2006 and 2008; lectures at over 40 int univs; co-fndr Maggie Cancer Caring Centres 1995- (six completed, six underway); memb: AA, RSA; Nara Gold Medal for Architecture 1992, Country Life Gardener of the Year 1998
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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