Born 3 January 1938
Lionel Friedland studied architecture at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg graduating in 1962. Having spent a year working in Cape Town Friedland emigrated to London in 1963. Friedland has worked on numerous projects in London and further afield. Later in his career he founded Pentarch Ltd which specialised in housing, healthcare and urban studies.
Since 2000, Friedland has focused increasingly on fine art and drawing using the techniques he employed as an architect. His artwork is inspired by his interests, places he has visitited and people he meets.