Charles Jencks, the noted architectural theorist and historian, has passed away at age 80.

Over the decades, Jencks authored many definitive architectural texts, including La Dimension Amoureuse, written in 1969 with George Baird, The Language of Post-Modern Architecture written in 1971, Adhocism (co-written with Nathan Silver) from 1972, Towards a Symbolic Architecture from 1985, Heteropolis from 1993, The Iconic Building from 2005, and The Story of Post-Modernism from 2011.