In Memoriam 1988
University of California Faculty, Staff & Alumni obituaries
Peter Reyner Banham by David Cope p.10
‘Reyner Banham 1922-1988’, obituary.
AA Files No.16 Autumn 1987 issue [publication delayed until 1988 by other circumstances].
In ‘The Independent Group. Modernism and Mass Culture in Britain 1945-59’, Anne Massey examines the lasting influence of the discussion group, hosted by the Institute of Contemporary Art in the early 1950’s, for which Reyner Banham was a leading critical voice.
Published by the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, Twentieth-Century Architecture and its Histories includes “Reyner Banham, ‘one partially Americanized European'” (p.195), an appreciation of Banham and his work by his student and successor at UCL’s Bartlett school of architecture, Adrian Forty.
‘Histories of the Immediate Present – Inventing Architectural Modernism’ by Anthony Vidler.
Section 3 – ‘Futurist Modernism: Reyner Banham’ pp107-155
Transcripts of the long-running annual lectures organised by the Royal College of Art and the Design History Society, hosted by London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.
Speakers included many of Banham’s friends, colleagues, successors & students (even a few enemies).
Edited by Jeremy Ainsley & Harriet Atkinson
Todd Gannon starts with the intended first chapter of Reyner Banham’s un-written book examining the ‘High Tech’ architecture of the late twentieth century. Using this and other material held by the Getty Institute he explores Banham’s research methods.