Cook was born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex and studied architecture at Bournemouth College of Art from 1953–58. London: Art Net/Peter Cook, (published to accompany Art Net exhibition). Cook has also built in Osaka, Nagoya, Berlin and Madrid. The juxtaposition of water vs. land, the topography of the peninsula, the subtropical humidity, the growing and living conditions, all these and many more aspect influence the Kowloon Park development. Chichester: Wiley-Academy. He spoke about buildings ‘slithering,’ ‘melting’ and ‘flying’ in their architecture. 25th November 2016 – Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) was delighted to celebrate the 80th birthday of acclaimed English architect and Honorary Fellow of the University, Professor Sir Peter Cook RA, in its new multi award-winning Drawing Studio, designed by the Royal Academician himself. 1970 – Experimental Architecture. 1967 – Architecture: Action and Plan. While working in the office of … London: Fisher Fine Arts, (published to accompany exhibition at the Fischer Fine Arts). London: AA Publications, (published to accompany exhibition at the Architectural Association). Kunsthaus Graz, Austria photo from West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. 1976 – Art Net The Rally: Forty London Architects . Cook is also the founder of the Architectural company named "Peter Cook AIA, Architect". Legally adopted Christie's son Jack Paris Brinkley-Taubman (now Brinkley-Cook). He is also a Royal Academician and a Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of the French Republic. He continues to curate, organise and exhibit around the world: in Seoul, LA and Cyprus, the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris and Design Museum, London as well as in castles, sheds and garages. New Spirit in Architecture. When it came to the design of the studio I wanted to ensure I created a space which all students, from all disciplines – be it fashion design, graphic design, fine art, or architecture like me – could make use of and feel inspired in it.”. London: AA Publications, 1985, (published to accompany exhibition at the Architectural Association). Cook is well known among the people as the ex-husband of the American model and actress, Christie Brinkley. Lebbeus Woods. Current ongoing projects happen to include a study of Culture facilities and ‘ART BOARDWALK’ for a major Australian city. His achievements with Archigram were recognised by the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2004, when the group was awarded the Royal Gold Medal. London: Art Net/Peter Cook. Former Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts and the Bartlett, he is Emeritus Professor at University College London, The Royal Academy of Arts and the Frankfurt Staedelschule. Professor Sir Peter Cook’s 80th birthday celebrations represent an important milestone for British architecture, design and learning. Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Education: Architectural Association, London – graduated 1960. His recent books are ‘Drawing – the motive force of Architecture (Wiley) ‘Peter Cook Architecture Workbook’ (Wiley) and a full catalogue of his work will be published by UCL press. 1985 – Peter Cook – 21 Years, 21 Ideas. 2000 – Bartlett Book of Ideas. Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria 2000 Design: Spacelab Cook-Fournier photo : Maleen Diestel Kunsthaus Graz, Professors Peter Cook and Colin Fournier, co-designers of the incredible Kunsthaus Graz museum for art and electronics in Austria, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria photo : Maleen Diestel. He was Kenzo Tange Visiting Professor … This beautiful building, Professor Sir Peter’s only one in the UK, is helping to inspire the next generation of creative individuals across the courses we offer.”. 1999 – Archigram. London: Academy Editions, (Architectural Monographs Special Issue, No. Draped over the exterior is a layer of natural timber louvres that partially deal with sun shading and respond to the woodlands that surround the campus – also acting as staccato foil to the striation of the buildings as a whole. Spouse (1) Christie Brinkley (21 September 1996 - 3 October 2008) ( divorced) ( 1 child) Trivia (7) (Daughter) Sailor Lee Brinkley-Cook born July 2nd, 1998. Landscape and the natural environment of Kowloon are setting the context and framework for any human activity. He then entered the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, graduating in 1960.. 2001 – (with others). Professor Sir Peter Cook RA comments: “As an alumnus of AUB, I am deeply honoured that this university, where I learned my craft, is now home to my first building in the UK. London: Studio Vista. Cook was awarded a knighthood in the Queen's 2007 Birthday Honours List, for services to architecture. He was previously married to Christie Brinkley. London: AA Publications, (foreword by Banham, Reyner and narrative by Hawley, Christine; published to accompany exhibition at the Architectural Association). aub.ac.uk,  Gov.uk – http://www.gov.uk/government/news/creative-industries-worth-almost-10-million-an-hour-to-economy. Peter Cook was born 1936 in Southend, Essex, England 2014 – Drawing: The Motive Force of Architecture, Second Edition: Wiley, This page was last edited on 12 May 2020, at 23:13. London/New York: Studio Vista/Universal Books. He is also a Royal Academician and a Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of the French Republic. Chichester: Wiley. Based around the theme of ‘dreams’, the lecture charted Professor Sir Peter Cook’s career thus far and his concepts and ideas. 1983 – (with Barbara Goldstein). London: Peter Cook, (published to accompany Art Net exhibition). Sir Peter Cook RA (born 22 October 1936) is an English architect, lecturer and writer on architectural subjects.He was a founder of Archigram, and was knighted in 2007 by the Queen for his services to architecture and teaching. Personal exhibitions – various dates: Los Angeles, Tokyo, Oslo, Berlin, Osaka, Frankfurt. Archigram exhibition – 1994 onwards: Vienna, Paris, New York, London, Pasadena, Chicago, Milan, Hamburg, Seoul, Mito, Taipei, Winnipeg, Zurich, Cracow, Zaragoza, Brussels, Rotterdam. He was a founder of Archigram, and was knighted in 2007 by the Queen for his services to architecture and teaching. 1972 – Archigram. Professor Stuart Bartholomew CBE, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, AUB commented: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to celebrate the milestone birthday of such an inspiring and visionary architect. From 1953 to 1958, he studied architecture at Bournemouth College of Art, and then moved to the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, graduating in 1960. 1975 – Melting Architecture. 1976 – Arcadia: The Search for the Perfect Suburb. London: Academy Editions. As well as holding the title Commandeur de l’Ordere des Arts et des Lettres of the French Republic, Professor Sir Peter’s achievements with Archigram were recognised by the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2004 with the award of the Royal Gold Medal.