About the Author
Peter Cook is the founder of Archigram, the former Director of the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA), London and previous Professor of Architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London. A pivotal figure within the global architectural world for over half a century, in 2007 he was knighted by The Queen for his services to architecture. A Royal Academician, he is a Commandeur de l’ordre des Arts et Lettres of the French Republic. He is currently a Senior Fellow of the Royal College of Art, London. Professorships include those at the Royal Academy, University College London and the Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Städelschule) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 2010, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Technology from Lund University in Sweden. Cook is, with Colin Fournier, the architect of the Kunsthaus Graz. He is a director of CRAB Studio in London with Gavin Robotham, which is currently building the new Law Faculties and Central Administration Buildings for Vienna University and the Soheil Abedian School of Architecture for Bond University in Australia.