Terry Gilliam

Lebbeus Woods dies at 72; radical architect

Lebbeus Woods dies at 72; radical architect

Lebbeus Woods, an experimental architect who inspired colleagues and architecture students with radically inventive designs and installations that evoked futuristic worlds and cityscapes, has died. He was 72.

Woods died Tuesday in Manhattan, according to the architect Steven Holl, a longtime colleague of Woods who confirmed his death by email. The cause of death was not made public.

Although Woods' designs were rarely constructed, they were considered widely influential and were exhibited in museums around the world, including a recent show at New York's Friedman Benda Gallery. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art plans an exhibition of his work beginning in...

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