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Amanda Levete

By 27th June 2018Speakers

Amanda Levete CBE is a RIBA Stirling Prize winning architect and founder of AL_A, an international award-winning architecture studio. Since its formation in 2009, AL_A has refined an intuitive and strategic approach to design. Recently completed projects include the Victoria & Albert Museum Exhibition Road Quarter (2017) in London; MAAT (2016), a Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon; Central Embassy (2017), a 1.5 million sq ft luxury shopping mall and hotel in Bangkok; and a 13-hectare media campus masterplan and a 37,700m2 headquarters building for Sky (2016) in London.

Ongoing commissions include the transformation of the flagship Galleries Lafayette department store on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris; a new centre for the cancer care charity Maggie’s in Southampton; two new buildings for Wadham College at the University of Oxford; the renovation and expansion of Paisley Museum; and the Monte St Angelo subway station in Naples in collaboration with Anish Kapoor.