Nov. 1, 2022
Remembering our friend Richard Bender
With immense sadness, Les Ateliers od Cergy-Pontoise announces the passing of our friend, , member , expert and professor Emeritus of Architecture, Richard Bender.
Bender was an architect, civil engineer, planner, and educator, known for his urban, campus and community designs. Bender served as Dean of the College of Environmental Design of Berkeley from 1976 to 1988.
He died on October 8 at the age of 92.
“The life of a man cannot be summarised, even less so when his work extends over every continent and his history has coincided on numerous occasions with the greater history of architecture. We can only evoke him”. Alain Charre
We let the artist speak, You will find documents he wrote as part of his participation in the International Workshop of Cergy-Pontoise and an interview by Alain Charre to Richard Bender in 2005.