Cook, Sir Peter

Cook, Sir Peter

(1936–)
Founder of Archigram, and former Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and of the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College, all in London. Cook’s achievements with radical experimentalist group Archigram have been the subject of numerous publications and public exhibitions and were recognized by the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2004, when members of the group were awarded the RIBA’s highest award, the Royal Gold Medal. Cook was knighted in 2007 by the Queen for his services to architecture and teaching. He is also a Royal Academician and a Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres of the French Republic. He is a Senior Fellow of the Royal College of Art, London.