Whole Architect – Podcast Episode with Alison Brooks

Join Emma Bowers (Stanford University) in conversation with Alison Brooks, as they explore the importance of discovery, the evolution of education and the profession, and how loving our mistakes helps us grow. Listen to the episode →

“Every new project is a new place, it’s a new community, it’s a new context, a new piece of city that needs help and work… tons of inspiration and excitement comes from discovering that new place, falling in love with it and seeing it with fresh eyes.” —  Alison Brooks

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ABA on winning masterplan team for Thamesmead Waterfront

ABA is absolutely delighted to be part of the Prior + Partners / Arup winning masterplan team for Thamesmead Waterfront. Looking forward to getting started with LendleasePeabody, Thamesmead’s communities and our inspirational colleagues: Turner.WorksMarc Koehler ArchitectsSchulze+GrassovWest 8SoundingsThe Place BureauSage Culture Art Gallery & Projects, JA Projects.

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Joanne Ronaldson

Yinka Ilori MBE unveils brand new artwork for Heart of Hale

Delighted to see Yinka Ilori‘s brand new artwork animating Tottenham Hale’s newest creative neighbourhood and ABA’s 1 Ashley Road project, currently on site. Titled “As you pass me by, know that it is nothing but love from me”, the public installation is part of Yinka’s role as the official Artist in Residence for Argent Related ‘s landmark scheme, Heart of Hale, in Tottenham Hale’s regeneration area.

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Alison Brooks named a High Commendation at 2021’s Female Frontier Awards

Alison Brooks is delighted to have been named a High Commendation at the Female Frontier Awards: Powered by WAN 2021, in the Architect of the Year category.

“I’m honoured to be in the company of every architect recognized by this award, in particular Francine Houben (Mecanoo). Francine is a leading light for women in the profession and also a personal friend. There’s much work to be done for women architects to have the same visibility and access to opportunities our male colleagues enjoy. The Female Frontier Awards make an important contribution to this cause.” — Alison Brooks

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Joanne Ronaldson

Alison Brooks joins Design Council’s Experts Directory

The Design Council has unveiled its refreshed network of experts, which embodies a commitment to making life better by design. Alison Brooks is delighted to be part of this diverse, multidisciplinary list of 34 ambassadors. Over the coming months, the experts will join with Design Council’s design associates to form a dynamic community of practice which will develop exciting opportunities to collaborate. Read more here

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