We would not be here without the time and dedication of our participants, who work so hard to create such fantastic pieces to auction in aid of Article 25. We hope that this project enables people to take the time to rediscover an area of London and
re-examine the spaces and cityscapes that we take for granted on a daily basis.
Norman Ackroyd has had many solo exhibitions, both in Britain and internationally. Solo shows abroad include the National Museum of Art, Santiago, Jan Turner, Los Angeles and the Mickleson Gallery, Washington DC. Ackroyd has also received several public mural commissions including a bronze mural for the British Embassy, Moscow; and Lazards Bank, Stratton Street, London W1. He was awarded a CBE for services to engraving and printing in 2007.
David Adjaye OBE is founder and principal architect of Adjaye Associates, an international architectural practice responsible for work ranging in scale from private houses, research projects, exhibitions and temporary pavilions to major arts centres, civic buildings and masterplans across Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
AL_A is the international design and architecture studio of Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete and directors Ho-Yin Ng, Maximiliano Arrocet, Bruce Davison and Alice Dietsch. Since their foundation in 2009, AL_A has made its mark with work of originality and integrity, where concepts push ideas, aesthetics and technologies to their limits.
Simon co-founded AHMM where he leads a studio working in England and abroad, engaging public and private clients in the exploration of architecture’s potential to offer utility and delight. Simon is a visiting professor, lecturer, critic and external examiner; a judge of design competitions & awards and contributes to debates and publications on architecture and the work of AHMM.
Will Alsop, the founder of ALL DESIGN, works on large-scale urban planning and design initiatives. Based on his significant track record in the design of cultural buildings, Will was asked to design the new Sharp Centre for Design in Toronto. Will follows a parallel path as an artist, feeling that it is a discipline inseparable from architecture. He has been a tutor of sculpture at Central St. Martin’s College of Art & Design for several years.
Alisa Andrasek is an architect and curator. She is founding principal of ‘BIOTHING’ operating at the intersection of design, complexity and computer science. She is a partner of BLOOM GAMES and teaches at UCL, having previously taught at AA, Columbia, Pratt, UPenn and RMIT Melbourne. She is a co-curator of PROTO/E/CO/LOGICS symposium series.
Peter Ayres is a Project Architect at Heatherwick Studio, where his projects include the East Beach Café in Littlehampton and a Vulture aviary for a religious site in Mumbai. He has recently produced a series of sketches to accompany the studio’s exhibition ‘Designing the Extraordinary’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
After completing post-graduate studies at the Royal Academy Schools and the RCA Jeanette has, for the past twenty-five years, worked on large energetic drawings of urban landscape. She has exhibited in many group and solo shows including the Royal Academy Summer Show and Jerwood Exhibition and been awarded several scholarships and prizes. Her work is also included in corporate and private collections.
Oliver bas been creating work for exhibition and working on both private commissions and public projects for the past 20 years. He shows regularly in the UK and worldwide, including The Guggenheim, Venice and Royal Academy, London. His commissions range from the Everest Memorial at Base Camp of Mount Everest to a commission for the City of Liverpool as European City of Culture. He was awarded the Henry Moore Fellowship in 1990.
Jinita is a chartered UK architect. Having worked at Foster and Partners, she has started her own design led company focusing on socio-economic projects. She teaches at Cambridge University and is a School Governor in the London Borough of Barnet. Jinita’s personal work has been published in the Guardian and Blueprint Magazine. Her work has been exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts.
Chris Bearman is a partner at Allies and Morrison Architects and has worked in London for 25 years. He has a particular interest in contemporary design in the context of the historic city and leads much of the practice’s work in housing design and masterplanning. He has lectured in Finland, Norway, Switzerland and the UK and is currently a member of the South East Regional Design Panel.
Matthew is an award winning architect whose buildings are characterised by their innovative sculptural solutions. He founded bblur architecture with Daniel Bérubé in 2008. He has extensive experience across a range of project types including one off residential projects, public transport schemes, airports, cultural projects and city master planning.
Rab Bennetts co-founded Bennetts Associates in 1987 and provides overall design direction. He plays an active part in many aspects of the design and construction industry, including research projects, professional committees and education. Rab was awarded the OBE for services to architecture in 2003. He is a Board member of the UK Green Building Council, a Trustee of the Design Council and a director of Sadler’s Wells Theatre.
Jon Beswick & Charlie Curtis
Well-done, Medium Or Rare architects founded by Jonathan Beswick and Charlie Curtis is a young practice built on the principles of innovation and collaboration. They work closely with clients to create original spaces and products that will fit with their unique requirements. They have produced bespoke joinery and furniture for residential clients, and luggage and shelters for commercial and charitable partners.
Ian studied architecture and urban design at the Mackintosh SOA, Glasgow SOA, graduating in 1993. He was site architect for the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre on the River Clyde. Ian founded Bogle Architects in 2012 which operates from studios in London, Prague and Hong Kong. He believes in education through encouragement and opportunity and frequently lectures on architecture and design across the international conference circuit.
Mary studied architecture at the University of Virginia and the AA. After working for Foster+Partners and Walters&Cohen, joined Gustafson Porter as a Director in 2002. She has experience of large-scale construction projects including Treasury Courtyards and Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain. She works on the landscape masterplan for Valencia Parque Central, has published and lectured internationally on architecture and landscape architecture and promotes the role of women in both roles.
John studied at the School of Architecture in Oxford and completed his graduate studies at Essex University and the Architectural Association. He has a long-standing interest in the life, form, and architecture of cities and is a Design Adviser to National bodies and local organisations. His teaching includes the Architectural Association, Westminster, and Cambridge Universities and he has lectured in the UK, Europe and the USA.
Patricia Cain is a Glasgow-based artist whose interests lie in the regeneration of the urban landscape. Formerly a lawyer in both England and Scotland, she completed a practiced-based PhD about drawing and thinking in 2008 and won both the Threadneedle Prize and the Aspect Prize in 2010 for work responding to the construction of Hadid’s new Riverside Museum.
Artur is a Director of Allies and Morrison. He has studied and practiced internationally, leading a wide range of residential, commercial and cultural projects. In recent years Artur has developed a strong interest in Southwark. He is currently working on a commercial refurbishment, a residential tower, an art gallery and the extension of Allies and Morrison offices, which includes the restoration of a listed Victorian warehouse and a purpose built model workshop with a landscape courtyard.
A London based artist trained at Falmouth School of Art with post graduate scholarships at L’Ecole des Beaux Arts & MS University Baroda, Mark was Artist in residence at The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation Connecticut this year. Happiest in urban/woodland areas responding to specific sense of place through heightened chromatic sensibility his chief influences are Romanesque carvings, Muhgal miniatures, Indian & West African textiles, Matisse, English neo-romantics & Italian metaphysical painters.
Jake & Dinos Chapman
Jake and Dinos Chapman make iconoclastic sculpture, prints and installations that examine, with searing wit, contemporary politics, religion and morality. They first received critical acclaim for ‘Disasters of War’ featuring scenes from Goya’s ‘Disasters of War’. Later they took a scene from this work and transformed it into ‘Great Deeds Against the Dead’; a life-size tableau of fibreglass mannequins depicting three castrated and mutilated soldiers tied to a tree.
Laurie Chetwood is an architect who runs his own practice – Chetwoods. Highlights include Architectural Practice of the Year, shortlisted for the Stirling Prize and holder of two CABE gold medals. He is an examiner at Birmingham University and has won three gold medals for show gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show. As an artist, he has exhibited at the Royal Academy – his artwork was used for their “Paper City” exhibition.
Christopher studied art at Yale, and architecture at Harvard. A native New Yorker, he loves big cities. As principal with AECOM, he lives in London and leads the Urban Development studio, focusing on urban regeneration and aerotropolis development.
Phil is director of Coffey Architects, he was included in the AJ 40 under 40 Awards in 2005 and has recently been included in the Faces of British Architecture exhibition 2011. The practice won the Stephen Lawrence Prize in 2011 and two RIBA Awards in 2012. Coffey Architects are currently shortlisted for the AYA Best Small Project Architect Award to be announced on December 4th 2012.
Chief Executive of international architectural practice, Scott Brownrigg, he is responsible for the quality of design across the practice & has been at the forefront of major projects including the Red Kite House for the Environment Agency & 500 Brook Drive. Darren is currently developing the practice’s business in Russia, is regularly asked to judge industry sustainability awards & has published a research paper on the effectiveness of refurbishment. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Since graduating from the RCA in 1982, his work has been in constant demand from many art directors both in the UK and USA. His work is frequently exhibited at The Chris Beetles Gallery in London, and has built up a wide following for his unique and rhythmical style. The witty draughtsmanship of Paul Cox has enhanced the charm of many humourous classics, mainly for the Folio Society for whom he has illustrated 21 books.
Edward Cullinan was awarded the RIBA Royal Gold Medal in February 2008 in recognition of his lifetime’s work and contribution to architecture. In 2010 he was made a Royal Designer for Industry by the RSA. He established Edward Cullinan Architects in 1965 after working for Denys Lasdun where he designed the student residences at the University of East Anglia. Edward has taught extensively in the UK and abroad, being awarded five Professorships.
Paul is Chairman at Paul Davis + partners, and has led his own independent architectural practice for 35 years. He is a highly accomplished architect and has a fundamental understanding of the creation of value through design. He has led the practice to success in winning numerous awards and has been instrumental in the design of successful projects in Hong Kong and Japan, and recently, in establishing an office in Hong Kong.
Alan Dempsey is the founding director of NEX, an award winning London based practice. NEX was identified by Building Design Magazine as one of the top ten emerging practices in the UK. Alan is an RIBA chartered architect with 12 years of professional experience. His works have received awards from LEAF, D&AD, and the Architect’s Journal. In 2008, he was selected by the British Council as one of the six most significant Design Entrepreneurs in the UK.
Derek John Draper
Derek joined Aedas in 2002 and has been involved with projects such as Al Bahar towers and Holland Park School and was recently the winner of the RIBA Perches and Pews competition. Derek has contributed to several exhibitions and magazines, and is currently exhibiting drawings at the RIBA. He has won awards for his design, photography and drawing works.
Prior to setting up ‘ZEDfactory’ in 1999 Bill was an Architect at Michael Hopkins and Partners for 15 years. Bill specialised in low energy and sustainable development. The practice has completed a number of award winning building projects and is best known for the BedZED project in South London, a 100 home mixed use community with workspace and social facilities, completed in 2002; it has won numerous awards including the World Energy Award.
Steve Edge is a branding guru. Since establishing Edge Design Ltd. in 1982 he has worked with some of the country’s greatest names, including Fortnum & Mason, Lock & Co Hatters, Skanska, Sidell Gibson and Rules Restaurant. Steve has a love for brands he knows will deliver. He injects them with a fresh lease of life, retaining what makes them great but bringing them up-to-date and extending their reach.
Yasser is a Design Director at Aedas, with over 18 years of experience in the design of buildings for the civic & education sectors. A Regional Design Champion for Aedas’ Southern Region, he is also the Public Sector Group Leader in the London office, leading a team of architects across several projects. He was also awarded a fellowship in 1996 to lead design studios and construction classes for students at the University of Michigan.
Sir Terry Farrell
Sir Terry Farrell is considered to be the UK’s leading architect planner. He has completed award-winning buildings and masterplans including Newcastle Quayside, Greenwich Peninsula, Regent’s Place and West Kowloon in Hong Kong. He is currently masterplanning the transformation of Earls Court, Holborn and Convoys Wharf and is Design Advisor to the Mayor of London and Design Champion for the Thames Estuary.
Roger is the Chairman of ADP. He runs theLondon studio, and has practice-wide responsibility for design quality. He paints in his spare time. Bloomsbury has published his book of watercolours and commentaries; Buildings of Britain. His recent work uses acrylic and collage, whilst for his architectural designs he still often works free hand in pen at concept stage.
Lord Norman Foster
Foster is chairman & founder of Foster+Partners, an international studio for architecture, design & engineering. Over the past four decades the practice has pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture & ecology through a wide range of work. He has received the Praemium Imperiale Award for Architecture, the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts & in 1999 he became the 21st Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate & was honoured with a Life Peerage, becoming Lord Foster of Thames Bank.
Dr. Jonathan Foyle
Dr. Jonathan Foyle is best known for presenting a number of television series on architecture, including ‘Climbing Great Buildings’ for BBC2. From 1996 he was a Curator of Historic Buildings at Hampton Court and Kew Palace, before becoming Chief Executive of the British office of World Monuments Fund in 2007. He writes for the Financial Times and his first book - on Canterbury Cathedral - is due to be released in Spring 2013.
Neville did an MA in Sculpture at the Royal College of Art, London. He has completed residencies in Guangzhou and Western Australia and a photographic project
with the NGO ‘Right to Play’ in Refugee camps in Pakistan. He has just completed a residency as Olympic Delivery Authority Artist and a project commissioned by the Contemporary Arts Society in Nottingham – Orchard. His work is included in the Tate Gallery and Arts Council Collections.
David Gentleman is an artist and designer whose work has ranged across a broad spectrum and at very different scales, from his platform-length mural at Charing Cross Station to many British postage stamps. He has held many exhibitions of watercolours, made numerous lithographs of landscape and architecture, and written and illustrated a number of books including; ‘London, You’re Beautiful’, published by Penguin in May, 2012.
Born in London 1954 in Petticoat
Lane, Frank studied Architecture at the Polytechnic of Central London; he obtained both first class honours and a distinction in Architecture and later went on to teach there. He became a Partner at BUJ Architects, a London based commercial practice, in 2000. He spends his time between Hampstead, Paris and upstate New York, designing, painting, observing and composing music.
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw
Sir Nicholas graduated from the AA in 1965 and in 1980 he founded Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners Ltd, now recognised as Grimshaw. In 1994, Sir Nicholas was elected as both a Royal Academician and an Honorary Fellow of the AIA. He was knighted in 2002 and in 2004 was elected President of the Royal Academy of Arts.
Haddock’s works are crafted and tooled from mdf and energized by colour. They evoke a spatiality which provides a new sensory navigation through urban space.
Zaha Hadid, founding partner of Zaha Hadid Architects, was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004 and is internationally known for her theoretical and academic work. Each of her projects builds on over 30 years of revolutionary experimentation and research in the fields of urbanism, architecture and design. Hadid’s outstanding contribution to the architectural profession continues to be acknowledged by the world’s most respected institutions.
Rydal is a working Group Member for the Young Artist Programme, Princes Drawing School. Her key projects include: PDS 10th Anniversary Commission at Buckingham Palace, Campaign for Drawing: City of London Festival, Turtle Key Arts, Regents Street Festival, British Council, Bangkok. She is a winner of the ‘Hung, Quartered and Drawn’ HRP competition. Rydal’s best moment was the abseiler unveiling her enlarged 23m drawing of White Tower.
Bill Hanway is the Executive Vice President for Building + Places in the Americas. He provides the design leadership management of AECOM’s multidisciplinary team. His recent projects include the London Olympic and Paralympic Games and Legacy masterplan, a campus extension for Cambridge University, and the Heart of Doha masterplan. Bill’s AECOM team will also provide the masterplan for the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Games.
Jenny set up IMAGO architects after 10 years in various practices working on many building types, to produce front running conceptual eco housing projects and innovative structural glass designs. She loves the diverse and changing environments of London. Jenny dabbles in various media depending on the message. She sees Article 25 as brilliant.
Ivan led the design of the European Court of Human Rights and Bordeaux Law Courts. He has considerable experience of directing complex projects of many different types. Each is a unique response born out of a pursuit of the best and a thorough questioning of design proposals based on a language of: context, public realm, legibility, flexibility and sustainability. He is currently working on a masterplan to create a new city quarter in Sydney.
Birkin trained at the AA & his early career was spent as a director at Foster Associates. In 1983 he co-formed the partnership van Heyningen & Haward. Their output consisted of cultural, heritage & education projects & a book of their work was published in 2010 - this coincided with Birkin becoming a consultant to the practice. This move has given him more time to pursue his interest in painting & he has now had several exhibitions, the most recent being at the Beardsmore Gallery in London.
Simon is a Director of Henley Halebrown Rorrison. He studied at the Universities of Liverpool & Oregon. He combines practice with teaching and writing, and is the author of The Architecture of Parking. Simon was shortlisted for Young Architect of the Year in 2002 and was one of the 40Under40 UK Architects in 2005. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
As a director of Weston Williamson; a key aspect of his role is the development, evolution and delivery of the design concept. Steve is closely involved in the visual arts as an artist and illustrator but also in arts management. His past role on the board of firstsite enabled him to be actively involved in the visual arts in East Anglia and he was instrumental in the organisation delivering Colchester’s new visual art space firstsite designed by Rafael Vinoly.
Maxwell is Founder and President of Article 25. An award winning Architect and broadcaster; he was President of the RIBA from 1989 to 1991. He was also founder and Chairman of the Permarock Products Ltd, founder Vice Chairman of the Construction Industry Council and is currently Chairman of Holland Hannen & Cubitts. He has written three successful stage musicals, two choral works, and two bestselling books.
Victoria Jinivizian is a painter and poet, graduating from The Slade in 1995. As well as undertaking commissioned work she has exhibited in many group shows in London and with painter Toby Wiggins in Bath and Marlborough. This year she exhibited a portrait with The Royal Society of Portrait Painters and read her own work again at the Marlborough Literature Festival.
Born in Llandudno; 1946. Ben Studied at the Royal College of Art, London. He is a Hon. Fellow of the RIBA. He has exhibited nationally and internationally and his works can be found in public and private collections worldwide. Ben’s most recent solo exhibitions include the Alan Cristea Gallery, Cork Street, London and “Modern Perspectives,” The National Gallery.
Trained as an architect, Crispin works mainly as a developer and housebuilder. Painting and drawing is a good way for him to keep looking at places and things rather than getting overwhelmed with the joys and troubles of getting projects to work.
Robert Kennett studied architecture at Cambridge University and at Harvard University. He has worked for over 20 years at Eric Parry Architects, including nearly a decade of that as Director on the Renewal Project at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square. He has lived in Westminster, on and off, since 1982 and continues to enjoy London’s evolution into the global capital.
Ben Kilburn trained as an architect at Cambridge University & is a director at Kilburn Nightingale Architects, with offices south of Kings Cross. Ben has been working with Richard Nightingale, co-director at Kilburn Nightingale, for many years on a wide variety of work both in the UK & abroad. He has also taught at a number of architectural schools including Cambridge & Bath Universities. He has worked in London for over 20 years & currently lives in Hackney with his wife & 3 daughters.
A. Eugene Kohn
As a co-founder and principal of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, A. Eugene Kohn has led many of the firm’s most complex and high profile projects. A registered architect in 26 states, the UK, and Japan, he is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a member of its Octagon Society. He is the first architect to be named an Executive Fellow of the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.
Charlie Koolhaas is a photographer, artist and writer (born in London in1977). Her photography and writing has appeared in a variety of publications and her work has been exhibited extensively, including the Venice Architecture Biennale, Vitra Design Museum and Thirdline. She is represented by the Lucy Mackintosh Gallery. While living in Guangzhou, China, she founded Unit Magazine and was co-curator of the Shenzhen Biennale.
George L. Legendre
George L. Legendre is a principal of
the London-based IJP. The practice has built the Singapore landmark Henderson Waves and delivered the Bat House at the London Wetlands Centre. IJP’s trademark use of mathematics in design has taken many forms, including the cult book Pasta by Design (Thames & Hudson, 2011), excerpted in every major world paper and magazine.
CJ Lim, the founder of Studio 8 Architects, is a Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at the Bartlett, UCL. His practice engages in innovative interpretations of environmental sustainability programmes in urban planning and architecture. The projects range from installations for London 2012 to ‘Smartcities’ for the Chinese Government. He has authored 10 books including ‘Smartcities + Eco-warriors’ (Routledge, 2010).
Matthew Lloyd established Matthew Lloyd Architects in East London in the early 90s; key projects include Brick Lane Housing, The Prince’s Foundation, St Paul’s Old
Ford, 20 Bishops Square, St Botolph’s Hall and the recent refurbishment of the Royal Society of Arts. Matthew created the Water & Solar Powered Lift installed on the Duke of York Steps for the London Festival of Architecture and is a judge for the Hackney Design Awards 2012. He is also a CABE Built Environment Expert.
Mark Major is an architect and lighting designer and a Director of the award- winning international practice Speirs + Major. He has worked on a wide range of projects including lighting masterplans, public realm and building projects. He lectures around the world and contributes articles on lighting to various magazines. He co-authored the best-selling book ‘Made of Light – The Art of Light and Architecture’.
Tim has been involved in major projects of Architecture and Urban Design with Allies and Morrison for many years. His love of being in the city expresses itself not only in his determined attachment to his bicycle but also in his unstoppable habit of drawing. The idea of 10x10 for him touches on many aspects of what he most cherishes about being an individual in the thick of
a bustling metropolis. For this piece, he collaborated with his son Noah.
Takasaki’s architectural philosophy of creating a house in a town is to have “a dialogue in mind with respect for human beings” as well as “having a close connection between an individual within the Cultural context and Community.
Joe co-founded Duggan Morris Architects with Mary Duggan in 2004. The Practice’s work has been recognised with a number of national and international competition wins and industry awards including five RIBA Awards won between 2010 and 2012 and the recipient of the Manser Medal in 2011, for the best one off house project in the UK.
mossessian & partners, an international award-winning architecture practice was established in 2005. After 20 years design experience, Michel established his independent practice in London to focus on the demands of complex, high density urban spaces. Rejecting the notion of an ‘ivory tower’ design mentality, the practice encourages a design process that is entirely collaborative. This unique ‘Black Box’ modus operandi underpins the key design, essential at the commencement of every project.
Peter Murray trained as an architect but has spent his career communicating architecture rather than practicing it. He was formerly editor of Building Design and the RIBA Journal, co-founder of Blueprint magazine, founder of the London Festival of Architecture and Cycle to Cannes. He is also chairman of Wordsearch. In 2013 he is cycling from Portland, Oregon to Portland Place to raise money for Article 25.
Alison Neville is an artist specialising in etching, with a particular interest in architecture. She recently completed an extensive tour of Africa, visiting 17 countries. She is working towards an exhibition inspired by her experiences on her journeys. Alison Neville’s work is in numerous private and public collections; she exhibits regularly at The Curwen Gallery, and is currently exhibiting her Spitalfields drawings series at the Rectory Gallery in Fournier Street.
Mike is a Projects Director at Aedas. He joined the practice in 2008 having previously been an Associate at Foster and Partners and Ushida Findlay Architects as well as running his own practice, atomikarchitecture. Mike is registered with the Royal Institute of British Architects and is also a current member of the Hackney Design Review Panel. He has exhibited his own work at the Royal Academy, the RIBA and The Hub - National Gallery for Craft and Design in Sleaford.
Eric Parry is one of the most highly respected architects currently practicing in the UK. Under his leadership his practice has developed a reputation for delivering beautifully crafted and well considered buildings. His ability to work across many building types is underpinned by the intellectual rigour with which every project is approached.
Greig is currently undertaking a doctorate at the Bartlett, UCL, in collaboration with Aedas Architects, where he works within the R&D team. His research looks into using computation techniques to offer environmental feedback for buildings in real-time as early design decisions are made and altered interactively.
Ben studied at the University of Wales College and the University of Westminster. Ben has worked alongside a diverse range of architects including; Brinkworth, Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners, Engelen Moore and MUMA + Michael Wilford & Partners. Ben co-founded the practice Neu Architects in 2004, which has gone from strength to strength, and now includes the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths as one of their esteemed clients.
As co-founder of Penoyre and Prasad in 1988, Greg has played a central role in the design, procurement and delivery of the practice’s 300 plus projects across commercial and public sectors. He provides strategic leadership within the practice, bringing a wealth of experience and critical support to the evolving design direction of the practice.
John H. Penton
John Penton, Architect and Accessibility Consultant, has spent 40+ years designing award winning projects for disabled and older people, including St Paul’s Cathedral and the London Underground. He advises the Prince of Wales’s Regeneration Trust, the HCA and HMG. Author of three books, he has taught at universities in the UK, USA and Hong Kong. He is Past Master of the Chartered Architects and Merchant Taylors’ Livery Companies.
Fred Pilbrow is a founding partner of PLP Architecture established in 2009. While a partner at KPF, Fred was responsible for the design of the Heron Tower. He is currently working on the next phase of the Heron Plaza: The Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences London. Fred is working on two projects for Crossrail at Farringdon and Bond Street and the design of the new national centre for biomedical research, The Francis Crick Institute, in collaboration with HOK.
Richard became a founding member of the award winning practice Birds Portchmouth Russum Architects (BPR) in 1989 having previously worked on many internationally renowned projects for James Stirling. Since forming BPR, Richard has been responsible for a series of significant infrastructure, masterplanning, residential, educational and cultural projects. These include Chichester Car Park, Plashet Footbridge and Southwark Park Primary School.
Sunand Prasad is a co-founder of the highly regarded London based practice of Penoyre & Prasad whose diverse range of work has won over 80 awards. Sunand is a past president of the RIBA. He is a member of the Mayor’s Advisory Group and of the Government’s Green Construction Board and is a founding trustee of Article 25.
Andrew has 23 years post qualification, high level design experience. His work spans major market sectors & includes urban design & masterplanning, new build & the jayeptive reuse of world heritage sites. During his career Andrew has undertaken a number of landmark schemes including the Lowry Centre, No 1 Poultry, the Royal Academy of Music, Peter Jones & Vitro in Fenchurch Street. His most recent projects have been the design of a 60 storey tower in Kampala & a new convention centre in Abuja.
Ian creates architecture, lectures, teaches, writes books and poetry. His work is held in several European galleries and private collections. He co-founded the design engineering firm RFR. His practice has received more than 60 awards, won more than 60 competitions, and he is currently the RA Professor of Architecture and serves as an advisor to the Ove Arup Foundation.
Joseph Robson is a Fellow and current President of the Society of Architectural Illustration. Originally trained as an architect he established and runs leading visualisation studio AVR London from the Anise Gallery in Shad Thames. Alongside running the studio, Joseph is a visiting research fellow at the University of Bath and lectures on the Cities Programme at the London School of Economics.
Born in London, Tim Ronalds has practised as an architect for over 30 years, combining running a practice in its early years with teaching at the Architectural Association and Harvard. For the last 20 years his practice has focussed on arts, education and public buildings, working with some of the more successful cultural and community projects and schools in the UK.
As Design Partner at Paul Davis + partners, Pedro is responsible for ensuring design excellence in the work of the practice. He has won a great many design awards and competitions and is a highly qualified and experienced urban designer as well as a highly skilled architect. His work includes the full spectrum from urban design to residential projects and has been published widely both nationally and internationally.
Narinder studied architecture at Leeds Metropolitan University, receiving a Diploma in Architecture with Distinction in 1999. He has produced over 5000 perceptive drawings, many of which have been exhibited at the RA. In these drawings he works closely with Foster and the other Partners to illustrate the thought-processes & architectural visions of almost all their projects. He was a member of the RIBA Validation panel for 2008 & has taught at Yale University & Cambridge School of Architecture.
Robert Sakula is a founding partner of Ash Sakula Architects, based in Clerkenwell, from where they practice architecture and urbanism throughout Britain and overseas. Current work includes urban regeneration schemes in Colchester, Deptford and Newcastle, and the refurbishment of the Grade 1 listed Brighton Dome. Robert has taught and lectured at many schools across Britain and in Berlin, Stockholm, Oslo, Milan and Chongqing.
Celia Scott is an architect and sculptor. She studied at Bath Academy of Art and at the Bartlett School of Architecture. She is Director of Maxwell Scott Architects. Scott’s sculpture has been exhibited in London and New York. A book on her sculpture, Celia Scott, was published in 2008 by Black Dog Publishing. A catalogue of her exhibition at Eleven Spitalfields Gallery in 2012 is available.
Takero Shimazaki is director of Takero Shimazaki Architecture. Takero has worked independently since 2010 to develop a practice where a focus on craft gives rise to a new, lasting heritage. His work instigates the possibility of new spaces and encourages narratives to emerge within the unique locality of each project. Takero also has a wealth of experience in academia, co-founding his own architectural schools; t-sa forum and t-sa forum mini.
Yuko Shiraishi studied Art at the Chelsea School of Art. Her work includes painting, installation, architecture and music. She has exhibited worldwide and has had major one-person exhibitions at Museum Wiesbaden and the Tate Gallery, St. Ives and has recently shown at the Shigeru Yokota Gallery, the Russian Club and Wilhelm-Hack-Museum. Shiraishi is represented by Annely Juda Fine Art where she has had many exhibitions.
Ken Shuttleworth is the founder of the architectural practice, Make. He is a member of the Professional and Business Services Group as an advisor for the built environment professional industry. In 2010 he was part of the Prime Minister’s trade delegation to China. Ken has also chaired CABE’s School Design Review Panel, and been awarded Honorary Doctorates from De Montfort University, the University of Westminster and the University of Nottingham.
Alice Sielle is a painter, born and bred in London. Most of her work is abstract and oil on canvas, but she also makes prints and monotypes, collages and drawings. She is delighted to be taking part in 10x10 Drawing the City 2012.
Graduating from the University of Brighton in 2007 and De Montfort University in 2004, Karl has won numerous international architectural and graduate awards for his work, which includes being voted One of the UK’s Young Creative Heroes by Channel 4’s 4Talent. Karl’s drawings, models/maquettes and art work are exhibited and sold in galleries throughout the UK and he is a regular at the Royal Academy of the Arts Summer Exhibition.
Paul Smith is renowned for his idiosyncratic take on traditional British styling. He started his fashion career in a clothing warehouse in Nottingham. In 1976 he showed his first menswear collection in Paris and in 1998 showed his first women’s collection at London Fashion Week. Paul remains fully involved in the business; designing the clothes, choosing the fabrics, personally selecting the shop locations and overseeing every development within the company.
Michael's practice, Squire and Partners has established a reputation for constructing new buildings in sensitive central London locations including offices in the City and the West End, residential buildings in central London and the Docklands and publicly funded buildings such as an Education Centre for the British Council, Nairobi. The high level of design established by Michael has earned the practice a significant number of design awards.
Mike is a director of Stiff+Trevillion Architects based in London. The practice has a reputation for thoughtful design led work, with an interest in interiors as well as new building. Throughout his career, Mike has exhibited paintings and drawings in solo and group shows. Architecture and drawing are intimately related in both his built work and his art.
Mark studied architecture at Sheffield University before joining Aedas in 2008 where he is a Senior Architect. He has been a key team member for the new Holland Park School and the Al Bahr Towers in Abu Dhabi.
Stephen Taylor, the founding Director of Stephen Taylor Architects, graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1987 with a Masters of Arts and Architecture RIBA Part 2 and subsequently gained his RIBA Part 3 and registration as Chartered Architect in 1993. He has lectured extensively on architecture and urban design throughout Europe and is currently a post-graduate unit master at the ‘London Metropolitan University’ where he has taught since 2007.
The maze-like streets of Soho have
always fascinated Sarah. She enjoys walking through the streets to experience the smells, secret passageways, hidden courtyards and changes in scale. As a practicing architect, illustrator and budding photographer she will be exploring all types of media in the pursuit of illustrating her experiences of Wardour Street.
Hugh’s London based architectural practice has brought its sensitive contemporary design approach to projects ranging from historic buildings in London to rural Australian settings. He has completed a range of projects with a particular focus on the residential and luxury hotel sectors, in both his own practice and with Anouska Hempel Design, where he was a Consultant Design Director for many years.
Born in Bogotá, she now lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions include Matt’s Gallery, London and Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh as well as a collaboration with Rupert Ackroyd at the Russian Club Gallery, London. Turnbull has undertaken residencies at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden, the Natural History Museum, and Cove Park in Scotland; architectural commissions include Moorfields Eye Hospital, Vitis vinifera L. One Vine Street, and Time and Tide, DLR.
Paul is a professional architect who was shortlisted for Architect of the Year 2011 Builder and Engineer Awards. Work includes an incubator at Smithfield Market; writing a vision for the Diocese of London as well as a studio theatre and a low energy private home recently published in World Architecture News. His paper on ‘The Creation of Knowledge and Innovation in Architecture’ was published by Magdalene College Cambridge in 2011.
Ian is a Senior Designer and Chartered Landscape Architect at spacehub and also works as an Associate Tutor at the University of Sheffield. He is a member of the steering committee for the London-based drawing group ‘Sketchmob’. Ian’s work combines form and function with a focus on the experiential qualities of environmental design to create memorable and enduring landscapes.
Born in Milan, Barbara Weiss obtained her diploma at the Architectural Association in 1979. Early professional experiences include periods at Philip Johnson’s and Richard Meier’s in New York, and Stirling Wilford’s in London. Barbara founded her practice in 1987, currently employing 18 staff. She is the co-author of two books and has acted as CABE panellist and Civic Trust assessor.
Charlie, a graduate of Mackintosh School of Architecture is now a designer at 3DReid and is responsible for their build- ing designs and masterplans in Asia. He moved to 3DReid six years ago after work- ing at RMSM for four years.
Alison Wilding is an artist living and working in London.
Chris Wilkinson is a founding director of Wilkinson Eyre Architects. Having set up Chris Wilkinson Architects in 1983, he formed a partnership with Jim Eyre in 1987 and in 1999 established Wilkinson Eyre, which has developed into a leading international practice. Chris co-curated the Architecture Gallery and designed the courtyard installation for this year’s RA Summer Exhibition.
Patricia Woodward is a Partner at Matthew Lloyd Architects, specializing in schools projects. She sits on the Hackney Design Review Panel for major applications and has worked with disability arts group Architecture Inside Out exploring relationships between disability and architecture.
Melissa founded Nous in 2006 and has led the creative direction of projects for clients around the world. She is also the Executive Director of the Museum of Architecture that grew out of her work on Nous Gallery from 2006-2012. Her vast knowledge of the profession and her ever-growing network of architects and designers allows her to create unique and successful projects for clients.