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News - 2001

Professor Ian Ritchie

The School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Ritchie CBE RA RIBA FRSA as Visiting Professor of Architectural Engineering.

Professor Ian Ritchie
Brunel Awards

Ian Ritchie was a member of the International jury for the 8th Brunel Awards, held at the Academie d’Architecture in Paris on 5th and 6th July 2001

Brunel Awards
International New Young Architects Albums
The French Minister of Culture, Catherine Tasca, has launched the New International Albums for Young Architects.
International New Young Architects Albums
Europan 6 UK Exhibition
Europan UK is holding its Winners Exhibition at the Architectural Association, 34-36 Bedford Square, London WC1 from Wednesday 12 September 2001 until Friday 28 September 2001 in the AA gallery. Opening times are Mon-Fri 10:00-19:00. Presentation of Prizes by Ken Yeang will take place on Friday 21 September at 18:00, by invitation only. Europan is a bi-annual pan-European urban housing competition for architects under 40. Ian Ritchie chairs Europan UK.
Europan 6 UK Exhibition
Time Out Magazine July 25th 2001

London’s Time Out Magazine July 25th 2001 lists the Concert Platform among 50 reasons why London is the most beautiful city in the world.

Time Out Magazine July 25th 2001
EAAE Lecture – Crete 2001

European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE)
4th Meeting of Heads of European Schools of Architecture.
1-4 September 2001, Crete.
Keynote speech by Ian Ritchie (Design Apartheid).

EAAE Lecture – Crete 2001
JLE Exhibition New York

Bermondsey Station and the London Regatta Centre are featured with models, photographs and drawings in the Royal Academy Exhibition at the Municipal Art Society of New York’s Galleries at 457 Madison Avenue at 51st Street, New York.
The exhibition runs from October 3rd until 30th November 2001.
The exhibition was prepared by Wordsearch.

JLE Exhibition New York
Manchester Civil Justice Centre

Ian Ritchie, as architectural advisor to the Lord Chancellor’s Department, will be one of the judges for this important new building.

12 firms have been longlisted, and the international list includes Denton Corker Marshall, Foster and Partners, Nicholas Grimshaw Architects, Michael Wilford Architects, Raphael Vinoly Architects, and the Richard Rogers Partnership. Following presentations later this month the jury will select 3 firms to prepare concept designs, and the final choice of architect will be made in february 2002.

The project will be realised as Public Private Partnership (PPP).

Manchester Civil Justice Centre
BMW Competition

Ian Ritchie Architects have been short listed for the BMW Leipzig 3 series car production factory. This BMW project will create up to 10,000 jobs in the Leipzig area and represents the single largest investment in the old East German area. A further short listing to 8 firms will follow the November submission of design concepts for the entrance buildings, landscape and cladding proposals.

BMW Competition
Ian Ritchie Lecture

Ian Ritchie will lecture at Leeds University Civil Engineering School on 6 December at the School of Civil Engineering (Lecture Theatre A). The lecture will focus on the innovative work of the practice. Students from Leeds Art School, Leeds Metropolitan University as well as students on civil engineering and architectural engineering courses are being invited together with professional practitioners of building disciplines.

Ian Ritchie Lecture
Brussels Airport Competition Jury

Ian Ritchie has accepted to sit on the jury for the 2 stage Architectural Competition to revamp the old Airport Terminal Building and adjacent office block in Brussels. The competition was launched in Zaventem on 19 September 2001 and is being run by the BIAC (Brussels International Airport Company).
Application deadline for competition information is 16th November 2001.
Apply to: hennebert@skynet.be
Judging will take place next year.

Brussels Airport Competition Jury
Office expansion

Ian Ritchie Architects have decided to expand their office accommodation in Limehouse. The project, designed in-house will be completed before the end of 2002.

Office expansion
CABE/DAPA Housing

La Direction de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, DAPA, has received formal support from the Maire de Paris for up to 5 housing projects within Paris; and Senart Ville Nouvelle, south of Paris, has also confirmed up to 4 sites.

CABE/DAPA Housing