Open letter in the Observer: Don’t destroy the Sir John Cass Faculty

22 November 2015

An open letter in the Observer calls on LMU to review their ‘One Campus, One Community’ plan and pursue a two-site solution instead. The letter is the basis of a new petition to LMU – add your signature on change.org.

The signatories to the letter are Sir Nicholas Serota, director of the Tate; Lord Rogers, architect; Sir Kenneth Grange, Royal Designers for Industry; Sir David Chipperfield, architect; Rushanara Ali, MP for Bethnal Green and Bow; Earl of Clancarty, crossbencher; Lord Baker of Dorking, chairman, Baker-Dearing Educational Trust; Tom Dixon, designer; Jasper Morrison, designer; Rohan Silva, entrepreneur; Eric Parry, architect; Iwona Blazwick, director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery; Deyan Sudjic, director of the Design Museum; John Kampfner, chief executive, Creative Industries Federation; Anish Kapoor, artist, Turner prize winner; Rosy Greenlees, executive director, Crafts Council Jeremy Deller, artist, Turner prize wnner; Associate Professor Patrick Brill, artist known as Bob and Roberta Smith; Professor Florian Beigel, Diploma architecture tutor, The Cass LMU; Associate Professor Philip Christou, Diploma architecture tutor, The Cass LMU; Professor Peter Carl, Director of PhD programme in architecture, The Cass LMU; Associate Professor Mark Brearley, Head of Cass Cities, The Cass LMU; Associate Professor Maurice Mitchell, Diploma architecture tutor, The Cass LMU; Peter St John, Partner Caruso St John Architects, Visiting Professor, The Cass LMU.