|Awards||RIBA Stirling Prize|
|Practice||Amanda Levete Architects|
|Buildings||Lord's Media Centre|
Amanda Levete (born 17 November 1955) is a British architect, principal of Amanda Levete Architects (known as AL_A). Formerly married to Jan Kaplický with whom she had a son, for 20 years they were co-partners at Future Systems.
Levette was credited with the ability to make Future Systems' organic, conceptual designs marketable. One of the most innovative practices of its time, Future Systems completed buildings including Selfridges department store in Birmingham and the, Lord's Media Centre which won the coveted Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize.
She is a trustee of Artangel, The Arts Foundation and The Young Foundation. She has been on the Board of Trustees of The Architecture Foundation. Levete is a regular TV and radio broadcaster and writes for a number of magazines.
Levete was expelled from school at the age of 16 for sunbathing naked. However, she successfully obtained an A-level in Art and Art History.
She met Czech architect Jan Kaplicky in the 1980s, they married in 1991 and divorced in 2006. Together they had one son. Levete is currently married to Ben Evans, director of the London Design Festival.
- Grice, E. My greatest regret is that I didn't make peace with him in life Daily Telegraph, 11 March 2009. Retrieved 2011-10-24.
- Jeffries, S. The Saturday interview: architect Amanda Levete The Guardian, 9 April 2011