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Grimshaw Architects

57 Clerkenwell Rd

Additional offices in New York, Melbourne and Sydney.

Architecture, Design, Construction, Master Planning, Industrial Design, Sustainable Design


Grimshaw architecture firm was founded by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw in 1980. Over the years Grimshaw has built an international reputation for rational building design that follows an approach toward structure, space and skin. The firm has a worldwide portfolio with substantial experience in transportation, offices and educational facilities, the industrial sector, arts and leisure schemes and masterplanning. In 2000, Grimshaw became the first major architectural firm to meet the ISO 14001 environmental management system standard and continues to use its own environmental audit system, EVA. (1)

Sir Nicholas Grimshaw

Sir Nicholas Grimshaw was born in 1939 in Hove, East Sussex, England. Grimshaw is a prominent English architect known for many modernist buildings worldwide. He was educated at Wellington College and later attended the Architectural Association School of Architecture. Grimshaw partnered with Terry Farrell for 15 years before starting his own firm initially called Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners. In 2004 he became the President of the Royal Academy.(2)

Selected Projects

Eden Project- Cornwall, England

International Waterloo Terminal- London, England

Five Boats Office Development- Duisburg, Germany

European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences- Surrey, England

Southern Cross Station- Melbourne, Australia

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Written by Sarah Michaels

August 31, 2011 at 6:15 pm

Posted in Architects

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