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Archigram was an avant-garde architectural group formed in the 1960s - based at the Architectural Association, London - that was neofuturistic, anti-heroic and pro-consumerist, drawing inspiration from technology in order to create a new reality that was solely expressed through hypothetical projects. [1]

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Antonio Sant'Elia

Antonio Sant'Elia (30 April 1888 – 10 October 1916) was an Italian architect and a key member of the Futurist movement in architecture.

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Architectural Association School of Architecture

The Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, commonly referred to as the AA, is the oldest independent school of architecture in the UK and one of the most prestigious and competitive in the world.

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Avant-garde

The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, or society.

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Buckminster Fuller

Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller (July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist.

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Building Design Partnership

BDP, formerly known as Building Design Partnership, is a firm of architects and engineers employing over 900 staff in the UK and internationally.

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Centre Georges Pompidou

Centre Georges Pompidou, commonly shortened to Centre Pompidou and also known as the Pompidou Centre in English, is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Halles, rue Montorgueil, and the Marais.

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Christo Vladimirov Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude are a married couple who created environmental works of art.

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David Greene (architect)

David Greene (born Nottingham 1937) is an English architect, lecturer and writer on architectural subjects.

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David Rock (architect)

David Rock (born in Sunderland,1929) is an English architect and graphic designer, twice RIBA vice-president (1986-87 & 1995-97) and RIBA president (1997–99).

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Dennis Crompton

Dennis Crompton (born in 1935) is an English architect, lecturer and writer on architectural subjects.

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Future Systems

Future Systems was a London-based architectural and design practice, formerly headed by Directors Jan Kaplický and Amanda Levete.

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Gianfranco Franchini

Gianfranco Franchini (December 17, 1938 – April 21, 2009) was an Italian architect.

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High-tech architecture

High-tech architecture, also known as Structural Expressionism, is a type of Late Modern architectural style that emerged in the 1970s, incorporating elements of high-tech industry and technology into building design.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Megastructures (architecture)

Megastructures are an architectural concept popularized in the 1960s where a city could be encased in a single building, or a relatively small number of buildings interconnected together.

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Michael Webb (architect)

Michael Webb (born 1937) is an English architect.

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Neo-futurism

Neo-futurism is a late 20th to early 21st century movement in the arts, design, and architecture.

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Peter Cook (architect)

Sir Peter Cook (born 22 October 1936) is an English architect, lecturer and writer on architectural subjects.

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Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano, (born 14 September 1937) is an Italian architect and engineer.

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Richard Rogers

Richard George Rogers, Baron Rogers of Riverside (born 23 July 1933) is a British architect noted for his modernist and functionalist designs in high-tech architecture.

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Ron Herron

Ronald James "Ron" Herron (1930 in London, England – 1994) was a notable English architect and teacher.

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Royal Gold Medal

The Royal Gold Medal for architecture is awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of the British monarch, in recognition of an individual's or group's substantial contribution to international architecture.

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Royal Institute of British Architects

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally, founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.

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Simon Sadler

Simon Sadler (British, b. 1968 in Solihull, West Midlands) is Professor of Architectural and Urban History in the Art History Program at the University of California, Davis.

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Sixpack France

Sixpack France, (also known as Sixpack), is a French clothing brand, created in 1998 by the couple Lionel Vivier and Fanny Baglieto.

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Superstudio

Superstudio was an architecture firm, founded in 1966 in Florence, Italy by Adolfo Natalini and Cristiano Toraldo di Francia.

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Theo Crosby

Theo Crosby (3 April 1925 – 12 September 1994) was an architect, editor, writer and sculptor, engaged with major developments in design across four decades.

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Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects.

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Warren Chalk

Warren Chalk (1927–1988) was an English architect.

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Yona Friedman

Yona Friedman (born 5 June 1923, Budapest) is a Hungarian-born French architect, urban planner and designer.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archigram

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