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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSH+P)

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Main Office:
Thames Wharf
Rainville Road
London
W6 9HA
UK

Additional Offices:
Sydney
Shanghai

About RSH+P:
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) is an international architectural practice based in London. Over three decades, RSHP has attracted critical acclaim and awards with built projects across Europe, North America and Asia. The practice is experienced in designing a wide range of building types including: office, residential, transport, education, culture, leisure, retail, civic and healthcare. The quality of its designs has been recognised with some of architecture’s highest awards, including two RIBA Stirling Prizes, one in 2006 for Terminal 4, Madrid Barajas Airport and the other in 2009 for Maggie’s London.

RSHP employs around 200 people, including 9 Partners, 10 Associate Partners and 63 Associates, in offices across the world – London, Sydney and Shanghai. A ‘Think Tank’ philosophy is employed at every level, to enable design and management leaders to collaborate and contribute their individual expertise. Weekly meetings – open to all employees – provide a vital forum for discussion of current competitions and on-going projects, as well as a platform for creativity and new solutions appropriate to each design. This ‘collegiate’ approach to the work of the practice is embodied in a constitution that consciously brings a moral dimension to our work and takes the form of, among other initiatives, a staff profit-sharing scheme and significant contributions to charity, with staff members nominating the charities of their choice.

The firm was originally named Richard Rogers Partnership but was renamed in 2007 to Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners due to the growing importance of Graham Stirk and Ivan Harbour’s role in the firm.

Richard Rogers:
Born in Florence in 1933 and attended Architectural Association of London then graduated with a Master’s Degree at Yale School of Architecture in 1962. He met Norman Foster and Su Brumwell at Yale before setting up an architectural practice in England named Team 4 comprising of the aforementioned as well as Wendy Cheesemen. The firm was known for high-tech architecture. The firm dissolved in 1967, and in 1971 Rogers won the competiton for the Centre Pompideau with Renzo Piano, Gianfranco Franchini alongside Ove Arup (including Peter Rice).

Some of his notable achievements include:
2007 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate
2000 Praemium Imperiale Prize for Architecture
1985 RIBA Gold Medal
Awarded Legion d’Honneur in 1986, knighted in 1991 and made a life peer in 1996.

Selected Projects:

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Beijing CBD Tower

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The Leadenhall Builing

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St. Lawrence Market North

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Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport

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Lloyd’s of London

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One Hyde Park

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Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects (AHMM)

AHMM comprises of four founding members: Simon Allford, Jonathan Hall, Paul Monaghan, and Peter Morris. It was founded 20 years ago and undertakes a plethora of projects of varying scales, locations, use, and budgets. Consequently it can be said that AHMM operates to provide strategies and designs addressing the entire scope of architecture. AHMM’s fundamental understanding of innovation is the search for simpler ways to do things better.

AHMM operates on dealing with the complexities of each project using simple designs. Its notable works include the Westminster Naim

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5-23 Old Street
London
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Angel Building

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Barking Central

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Kentish town health centre

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Westminster Academy at the Naim Dangoor Centre
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The Yellow Building

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Great Notley Primary School

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Lawrence Friesen

Ilona Hay Bridge Competition 2nd place - Lawrence Friesen w GenGeo

Ilona Hay Bridge Competition 2nd place – Lawrence Friesen w GenGeo

Lawrence Friesen, consultant at GenGeo

Lawrence Friesen, consultant at GenGeo

Lawrence Friesen is an architectural engineer specialising in complex geometries. Since 2009, he has been a consultant representing GenGeo – consultants that aid architects and engineers the process from design to fabrication. He is also a visiting professor at the Architectural Association, as well as a frequent critic for the AA and the Bartlett School of Architecture.

Friesen founded the Generative Geometry group within Burop Happold. He joined Buro Happold in 1998 and left in 2009 for GenGeo.

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