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Will Alsop
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Will Alsop in his Battersea office aLL Design
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Name Will Alsop
Birth date (1947-12-12)12 December 1947
Birth place Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, UK
Date of death 12 May 2018(2018-05-12) (aged 70)
Work
Buildings
  • Peckham Library, Peckham, London (2000)
  • Sharp Centre for Design, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto (2004)
  • Blizard Building, Whitechapel, London (2006)
  • Gao Yang cruise terminal and mixed development Shanghai
  • Hotel du Department Marseilles
  • Palestra London
  • North Greenwich underground station London
  • Goldsmiths College London
Projects Yonkers Power Plant project; Clarke Quay Redevelopment project
Awards Stirling Prize (2000); RIBA Worldwide Award (2004); Civic Trust Award (2003, 2006); RIBA Regional Award (London) (2006)

William Allen Alsop, OBE RA (12 December 1947 – 12 May 2018) was a British architect and Professor of Architecture at University for the Creative Arts's Canterbury School of Architecture. In 2000, Alsop won the Stirling Prize, the most prestigious architecture award in the United Kingdom, for the Peckham Library in the south-east of London.

Alsop has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), and was elected to the Royal Academy on 18 May 2000.

In 2013, Alsop became Professor of Architecture at the University for the Creative Arts's Canterbury School of Architecture.

Alsop died on 12 May 2018 at the age of 70.

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