Modernist who was simply knighted for his solutions to structures. Designed light-weight steel-and-glass structures which were energy-efficient. He researched at Sherborne College as well as the Architectural Association. His collaboration with Norman Foster was preceded by work with Frederick Gibberd. He and Foster managed the Willis Faber head office in Ipswich. He was elected in 1992 towards the Royal Academy. He went a practice, Hopkins Architects, along with his wife, Patricia, who was simply also an architect. They built their house in Hampstead as you of their 1st projects. These were honored using the 1994 Royal Institute of English Architects Royal Yellow metal Medal. He continued the legacy of such pioneering architects as Le Corbusier.