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Charles Jencks

Charles Jencks

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CHRLES  JENCS
Report on
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CHRLES  JENCS
Born in Baltimore, he first studiedEnglish Literature at HarvardUniversity, later gaining an MA inarchitecture from the Graduate Schoolof Design in 1965. He also has a PhD inArchitectural History from UniversityCollege, London.
PERSONALLIFE
Although not inventing the termpostmodern, his 1977 book TheLanguage of Postmodern Architectureis often regarded as havingpopularized its use.
Charles Jencks (b. 1939) is anAmerican architect, landscapearchitect and architectural theorist.His books on the history and criticismof Modernism and Postmodernism
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CHARLES  JENCS
Charles Jencks has become a leadingfigure in British landscape architecture.
Charles Jencks is an author,architect, historian, critic, andoccasional soothsayer.
His numerous books are a perpetualmapping of the trends and paradigmshifts in the lexicon of architecture.
He is synonymous with the conceptof the Postmodern in architecture, ashe was the first to extend those ideasinto architectural discourse with hisbook The Language of Post-ModernArchitecture.
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