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Remembering Jan Kaplický - Architect of the Future
Where:  London, UK - Design Museum
When:   Wednesday, July 01, 2009 - Monday, November 02, 2009

Jan Kaplický, who died earlier this year, was the Czech architect responsible for some of the most remarkable buildings that Britain has ever seen. Lord’s cricket ground holds the press box he built with his former partner, Amanda Levete – it was their first major project and won the Stirling Prize.

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Lord’s Media Centre, designed by Jan Kaplický,1999 (Photo: Richard Davies)

Kaplický also designed the Selfridges department store in Birmingham, 2003 and yet even more remarkable are the buildings that Kaplický designed, which the world will never see – to say nothing of his stream of ideas for solar powered vehicles, electric cars, jewellery, bikinis and double-decker buses. This exhibition will celebrate the work of a gifted architect and designer.

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