Deyan Sudjic in 2013
|Born||6 September 1952|
|Residence||Regents Park Terrace, London|
|Education||Latymer Upper School, London|
|Alma mater||University of Edinburgh|
|Occupation||Director, Writer, Broadcaster|
|Known for||Director, Design Museum, London (2006—)|
Editor, Domus (2000—2004)
Director, Venice Architecture Biennale (2002)
Director, Glasgow's UK City of Architecture and Design programme (1999)
Co-founder, later Editor and Editorial Director, Blueprint architecture magazine (1983)
|Spouse(s)||Sarah Miller |
Life and career
Sudjic was educated at Latymer Upper School, at the time a Direct Grant Grammar School, based in Hammersmith in West London. He attended the University of Edinburgh. He grew up in Acton, London; his parents, who were immigrants from Yugoslavia, spoke Serbo-Croatian at home. His father worked for the BBC World Service.
Sudjic was the design and architecture critic for The Observer, the Dean of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, visiting professor at the Royal College of Art, and co-chair of the Urban Age Advisory Board.
In 1983, he co-founded, with Peter Murray and Simon Esterson, Blueprint, a monthly architecture magazine and went on to be the magazine's editor and then its editorial director. From 2000-04, he was the editor of Domus. In 2000, he was made OBE.
He was the director of Glasgow's UK City of Architecture and Design program in 1999, and the director of the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2002. He was also a juror for the design of London Aquatics Centre, which was designed and built for the 2012 Olympics by architect Dame Zaha Hadid. Sudjic became director of the Design Museum in 2006.
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