Architecture Alive presents Alison Brooks, 19.10.2019
- Venue: MUZA Valletta
- Date: Saturday 19 October 2019
- Doors: 6:30pm
- Talk: 7:00pm
- Drinks until: 9:00pm
Alison Brooks is one of the leading architects of her generation. Her portfolio of projects encompasses urban design, housing, education and buildings for the arts. Alison has become a public voice for the profession advocating the role of housing as civic building, the resurgence of building craft and the use of timber in architecture. She is the only British architect to have won all three of the UK’s most prestigious awards for architecture: the RIBA Stirling Prize, Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Prize.
Her work has attracted international acclaim for its conceptual rigour, sculptural quality and ingenious detailing, exemplified by the spectacular new Cohen Quadrangle for Exeter College, Oxford. Alison lectures internationally on architecture and urban design. In 2016 she received an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada. In 2018 Alison was appointed as the John T. Dunlop Design Critic in Architecture at Harvard GSD and taught a Masters in Collective Housing at ETSAM, Universidad Politécnica of Madrid.
ALISON BROOKS ARCHITECTS
Founded in 1996, Alison Brooks Architects has developed an international reputation for delivering design excellence and innovation in projects ranging from urban regeneration, master planning, public buildings for the arts, higher education and housing. ABA’s award-winning architecture is born from intensive research into the cultural, social and environmental contexts of each project. Their approach enables them to develop authentic, responsive solutions for their buildings and urban schemes, each with a distinct identity.
Alison Brooks Architects have won numerous prestigious awards including several RIBA awards. Architect Brooks has also won the AJ Woman Architect of the Year in 2013.
Alison Brooks Architects
Unit 610, Highgate Studios, 53–79 Highgate Road
London NW5 1TL
+44 (0)207 267 9777