Kenneth Frampton

Architecture critic and historian

Kenneth Brian Frampton (born 20 November 1930) is a British architect, critic and historian. He is the Ware Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University, New York. He is thought to be one of the best known architecture historians of modernist architecture.[1]

Kenneth Frampton
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Kenneth Frampton at GSAPP (2014)
Kenneth Brian Frampton

(1930-11-20) 20 November 1930 (age 89)
Woking, Surrey, England
OccupationArchitect and Architectural Historian
Notable work
Modern Architecture: A Critical History


  1. "Kenneth Frampton Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement". La Biennale di Venezia. 18 April 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2018.