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News - 2013

Royal West of England Academy
José and Karl both have works accepted for exhibition.
Royal West of England Academy
Turville Water – sculpture installed
A spiral arrangement of water jets emanating from a stainless steel cylinder placed in a circular pool create a spatial, sound and light dance.
Turville Water – sculpture installed
Society of Façade Engineering Award
IRAL is a finalist in SFE Awards 2013 for the unique white cast glass façade of the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre in Howland Street, London.
Society of Façade Engineering Award
MERCERS’ YARD planning permission granted
The Mercers’ Livery Company was granted planning permission and conservation area consent
MERCERS’ YARD planning permission granted
Article 25 Art Auction
An ink sketch ‘Old Street Roundabout’ by Ian Ritchie is being exhibited at Article 25’s 10 x 10 exhibition at the new Central St. Martin's building: The Crossing, 1 Granary Square from the 22nd November to 28th November 2013.
Article 25 Art Auction
Mercer’s Yard on show at NLA
London’s ‘Great Estates’ and their influence on the development of new large-scale areas of the capital is the subject of a major NLA exhibition 'Great Estates: How London’s landowners shape the city'.
Mercer’s Yard on show at NLA
Tricycle Theatre
Ian Ritchie Architects has been awarded the commission to transform the Tricycle Theatre.
Tricycle Theatre
St Martin’s Courtyard
We were invited by Longmartin Properties to envisage enhancements to St Martin’s Courtyard in Covent Garden. They will bring a sense of delight and human scale through new lighting, landscape and colour. A planning application will be made soon.
St Martin’s Courtyard
Ian Ritchie memoirs
Ian Ritchie’s two volume memoirs titled 'Being: an Architect' will be published soon by the Royal Academy.
Ian Ritchie memoirs
Ian Ritchie lecture, Poland
Ian has been invited by SARP Katowice to lecture on the practice’s architectural and urban achievements as part of the Masters of Architecture lecture series. The lecture will be held on the 28th November
Ian Ritchie lecture, Poland
Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP)
Ian Ritchie is involved with the New York University (NYU) Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP).
Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP)
Ian Ritchie IABSE Lecture
Ian Ritchie will be giving a keynote talk on 12th September at the beginning of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineers conference ‘Future of Design’, at UCL, Roberts Building, Torrington Place, WC1.
Ian Ritchie IABSE Lecture
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Topping Out Ceremony
The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Topping Out Ceremony was held on 26th June 2013.
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Topping Out Ceremony
Director for Sainsbury Wellcome Centre
UCL announced 26th June the appointment of Professor John O'Keefe as Inaugural Director of the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre.
Director for Sainsbury Wellcome Centre
Galvanizing Awards
IRAL Projects Director Gordon Talbot will be giving a keynote address at the Galvanizing Awards, held at the Galvanizers Association on Thursday 27th June 2013.
Galvanizing Awards
Ian Ritchie Architects shortlisted in New London Architecture Awards 2013
Ian Ritchie Architects Ltd (IRAL) have been shortlisted in three categories in this year’s New London Architecture (NLA) Awards. The awards honour the best in architecture, planning and development’ in the capital for schemes both built and unbuilt.
Ian Ritchie Architects shortlisted in New London Architecture Awards 2013
Akademie der Künste
Ian Ritchie has been elected a member of the Akademie der Künste based in Berlin.
Akademie der Künste
Royal Docks, London
The GLA Mayor, Boris Johnson presented the Royal Docks floating village concept at MIPIM. The concept, by Ian Ritchie Architects was developed for the LDA and RoDMA as a strategic development proposal for the Royal Docks. It was endorsed last year by the RoDMA board which includes all the major stakeholders in the area, including the LDA.
Royal Docks, London
Liverpool University
Visiting Professor, Ian Ritchie, is attending interim crits for 3rd year students at Liverpool University on Friday 1st of March and Friday 22nd March.
Liverpool University
Traces of Peter Rice
Peter Rice is considered to be Ireland’s greatest ever engineer, and a recently published book, Traces of Peter Rice, edited by Kevin Barry, explores his legacy. This book, along with the life and work of Peter Rice, will be discussed on Ireland’s national radio, RTÉ's Arts Tonight at 10pm on the 25th February.
Traces of Peter Rice
The Spire of Dublin is 10 Years Old
The Spire of Dublin was erected in the centre of Dublin's O'Connell Street on 21 January 2003. Ian Ritchie was interviewed for RTÉ’s Morning Ireland radio programme (Ireland’s flagship news and Current Affairs programme), to mark the occasion. The interview is expected to air on Monday 25 February 2013 and will be available to stream here.
The Spire of Dublin is 10 Years Old
Something Special Art Event 2013
Joss Searchlight (Reg. Charity 1141704) has been formed to provide practical co-ordinated support for families of children suffering from brain tumours. This is the first major event for Joss Searchlight and features the works of over 100 contemporary artists
Something Special Art Event 2013
South Bank University
IRAL Projects Director Gordon Talbot is giving a lecture titled “Eagle Rock House: Looking Back, Looking Forward” at South Bank University on Friday 18th January at 12:30.
South Bank University