" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley

Will Alsop

Professor Will Alsop OBE Principal of WILL ALSOP AT RMJM. London, Toronto and Shanghai, is one of Britain's most renowned architects. Alsop has worked extensively across the UK and internationally with major projects in cities such as Toronto, Marseilles, Hamburg, Shanghai, Singapore and New York. Recent projects in the UK include the 'Chips' apartments in Manchester, and 'The Public' exhibition space in West Bromwich.

Will works across all sectors including transportation, health, education, retail, residential, office, public, hospitality, leisure and interiors. Famed for his bold and colourful approach to design, he has won many awards internationally, including the coveted Stirling Prize in 2000 for the Peckham Library in London. In addition to being a designer and artist, Will has held many academic posts including being a tutor of sculpture at Central St Martins College of Art & Design in London. He is currently a professor at the Technical University of Vienna.

See here for Live event with Jonathan Meades and Will Alsop, recorded 19th November 2010 at The Free Word Centre.