John Pawson  

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John Pawson (born 6 May 1949 in Halifax, Yorkshire) is a British architect and designer associated with minimalism.

Notable projects by Pawson include London's Cannelle Cake Shop, several Calvin Klein stores,work for Jigsaw (clothing retailer) the Novy Dvur Monastery, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sept-Fons, Czech Republic (2004), Hotel Puerta America, Madrid (2005), Medina House in Tunis, and the Sackler Crossing, a walkway over the lake at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (2006).

He studied at Eton College and the Architectural Association School of Architecture and is married to Catherine Pawson and has two children, Caius and Benedict Pawson.

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