Sir James Richards(1907-1992), Architectural historian and critic
Sitter in 2 portraits
Architectural historian and critic; editor of the Architectural Review (1937-71) and architectural correspondent of The Times (1947-71). A champion of modernism, Richards was Hoffman Wood Professor of Architecture at Leeds University (1957-9) and the author, among other works, of Castles on the Ground (1946).
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