4th May 2006
MAVERICK ARCHITECT TO GIVE UNIVERSITY TALK
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Will Alsop was
Because of his avant-garde and strikingly different buildings, Will Alsop has always been considered something of a maverick in the British architectural scene.
His best known buildings include the Peckham Library and Media Centre, which won the coveted Stirling Prize in 2000; the Hotel du Département des Bouches-du-Rhône in Marseille, France; and The Sharpe Centre for Design at the Ontario School of Art and Design, Canada.
Alsop approaches all his projects and ventures with the unwavering belief that individual and creative design can change and improve lives. He belongs to a generation of modern British architects who follow no single school of theory. His guiding principle is the notion that joy must be allowed to pervade every sector of his work.
as being an internationally renowned architect he is also a well respected
artist. He was a tutor of sculpture at Central St. Martins College of Art &
His works have been exhibited by the Canadian Centre for Architecture and the Royal College of Art along with many other prestigious institutions.
The guest lecture is being held on Wednesday 10th May at 2.30pm in the Lincoln School of Architecture Building. Admission is free and members of the public are welcome to attend.
Photo 1 Internationally renowned architect Will Alsop
Photo 2 The Sharpe Centre for Design at the
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