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FX Awards 2011
Ian Ritchie Architects are finalists for this year's FX Awards FX Awards in the lighting and office furniture categories.
FX Awards 2011
A romantic, speculative, inventiveness
A romantic, speculative, inventiveness
3R Awards 2011

North House has won this year’s 3R Awards in the Listed Buildings category.

3R Awards 2011
RIBA Pylon Design Competition shortlist

Silhouette by Ian Ritchie Architects, along with Jane Wernick Associates, engineers, and Ann Christopher, Sculptor, are one of six finalists shortlisted for the National Grid Pylon Competition. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) ran the competition in partnership with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

RIBA Pylon Design Competition shortlist
John Hoyland, Painter
John Hoyland RA died 31st July 2011. John and Ian were close friends and Ian’s public tribute can be seen in the attached article which will appear in the Autumn edition of the RA Magazine.
John Hoyland, Painter
RIAI Awards 2011 North House

North House has won an Irish Architecture Award in the ‘Best Conservation / Restoration Project’ category. Thanks to an admirable client and accomplished consultants at WSP and King Shaw Associates. An exhibition displaying all winning projects is currently on view in the Atrium at Dublin City Council.

RIAI Awards 2011 North House
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre at UCL

Plans to build a new neuroscience research centre have been approved by London Borough of Camden, subject to referral to the Mayor. The new building, known as the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, will be built on the corner of Howland Street and Charlotte Street. Members of Camden’s Development Control Committee voted overwhelmingly in favour of the project at a meeting on 21.07.2011. The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre represents a joint venture between the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and the Wellcome Trust to establish a new Research Centre in Neural Circuits and Behaviour at University College London.

Sainsbury Wellcome Centre at UCL
Soho Theatre
We have received a new commission from the Soho Theatre where Steve Marmion is the new Artistic Director.
Soho Theatre
Ben Dudek
Ben has joined our office for his year in practice following his very successful undergraduate studies at Liverpool University.
Ben Dudek
RA Summer Show 2011

José Garrido, Karl Singporewala and Ian Ritchie all have works on show this year at the Royal Academy.

RA Summer Show 2011
The Bartlett

Sara L’Esperance and Kieran Wardle will both begin their Diploma studies this autumn at the Bartlett UCL.

The Bartlett
North House wins BCO award

North House was the London and South East Regional Winner at the British Council for Offices Awards in the ‘Under 2000m2’ category. We were supported by a wonderful client and excellent consultants at WSP and King Shaw Associates. The BCO aims to define excellence in office space by recognising top quality design and functionality.

North House wins BCO award
RSC Transformation Book
The RSC has published an account of its Transformation Project which has seen the realisation over the last six years of the 1050 seat Courtyard Theatre designed by us, rehearsal rooms and the RSC new offices, and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre designed by Bennetts Associates with Buro Happold, Charcoalblue and the RSC project team. Ian Ritchie has been an RSC Governor since 2001.
RSC Transformation Book
RA Forum
Ian Ritchie will be talking at the RA Forum entitled Monuments & Forgetting on Feb 21st 2011 at 18.30 alongside historian Christine Stevenson and performance artist Rod Dickinson.
RA Forum
UCL Neuroscience

Ian Ritchie and Professor John O'Keefe will be giving a presentation at UCL of the developing Sainsbury-Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour to the UCL Neuroscience community.

UCL Neuroscience
Lamberts Germany

Gordon Talbot and Ian Ritchie will be visiting the Lamberts Glass factory in Bavaria to explore the development of a new cast glass product. Glashütte Lamberts Waldsassen is a company with a strong commitment to eco-friendly glass production. The factory invests in advanced green manufacturing technologies and carefully selects environmentally conscious business partners.

Lamberts Germany