Alison Brooks

Founder and Creative Director (Alison Brooks Architects)

London, UK

Alison Brooks, founder and Creative Director of Alison Brooks Architects London, is recognised internationally for her multi award-winning work. Born and educated in Canada, she moved to London in 1987 and established her practice in 1996. With built works ranging from high density urban design and housing to cultural buildings and private houses, she is the only UK architect to have received the profession's three most prestigious awards: the RIBA Stirling Prize, Manser Medal, twice, and Stephen Lawrence Prize.


Alison’s architectural approach reflects her commitment to the unique histories, communities and landscapes in which she works. Appointed Royal Designer for Industry by the RSA and London Mayor’s Design Advocate, Alison is Visiting Professor at ETSAM, Madrid and is a Trustee of Open City. Her professional recognitions include Woman Architect of the Year and Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

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