Video: Dixon Jones talk projects, influences and unconventional clients

CGI of Michael Pinsky's Pollution Pods at Somerset House

Hear Jeremy Dixon and Edward Jones reflect on 60 years in practice and how they’re relaxed about other architects having a crack at their projects

Today we report that Dixon Jones Architects, one of the UK’s most influential practices in the 1980s and 90s and responsible for projects at cherished institutions like the National Portrait Galllery and Royal Opera House, has gone into liquidation.

Founders Jeremy Dixon and Edward Jones admitted they had failed to prepare successfully for the practice they founded in 1989 to be handed on to a new generation.

In this excerpt from a longer interview with Building Design, they talk about the role of architects in mending cities, the importance of a dynamic client and some of the personal stories behind their favourite projects.

>> Also read: Interview: Dixon Jones goes into liquidation after 30 years

 

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