“Cedric Price Works 1952–2003: A Forward-Minded Retrospective” celebrating Cedric Price’s illustrious career

“Cedric Price Works 1952–2003: A Forward-Minded Retrospective”, written and edited by Samantha Hardingham, is a two-volume anthology bringing together for the first time all of the projects, articles and talks by British architect Cedric Price.

 

Perspective view of Madeley Transfer area, Potteries Thinkbelt, 1963–66 © Canadian Centre for Architecture

Perspective view of Madeley Transfer area, Potteries Thinkbelt, 1963–66 © Canadian Centre for Architecture

 

Co-published by the Architectural Association (AA) and the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), the publication celebrates Price’s illustrious career as an influential thinker, philosopher, teacher and architect.

A student at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in the 1950s, Price established his office in London (1960), going on to produce some of the most intensely imaginative and experimental architectural projects of the latter half of the 20th Century, including one of his very few built projects, the Aviary at London Zoo (1960-65) with The Earl of Snowdon and Frank Newby. (more…)