Allies and Morrison

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Allies and Morrison
Practice information
Partners Alex Wraight, Alfredo Caraballo, Antony Rifkin, Artur Carulla, Bob Allies, Chris Bearman, David Amarasekera, Graham Morrison, Helen Logan, Hendrik Heyns, Jason Syrett, Joanna Bacon, Miles Leigh, Paul Appleton, Paul Eaton, Robert Maxwell, Simon Fraser, Simon Gathercole
Founded 1984
Location London, Cambridge and Liverpool
Abbey Mills Pumping Station, Stratford
Royal Festival Hall post refurbishment

Allies and Morrison is an architecture and urban planning practice based in London and Cambridge. Founded in 1984, the practice is now one of Britain's largest architectural firms.[1] The practice's work ranges from architecture and interior design to conservation and renovation of historic buildings to urbanism, planning, consultation and research. The firm's notable projects include the redevelopment of the Royal Festival Hall, the masterplan for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, BBC Media Village and the redevelopment of King's Cross Central. The practice has a reputation for designing modernist, yet stylistically restrained buildings.[2]

They have completed projects throughout the UK, and in Ireland, India, Africa and the Middle East and in North America. The practice's portfolio includes cultural, educational, public and housing projects.


Buildings designed by Allies and Morrison include:

Allies and Morrison masterplans include:

The practice has won 39 RIBA Awards, 18 Civic Trust Awards and the 2015 AJ120 Practice of the Year award. [21]


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  3. ^ "White City goes environmentally friendly". BBC Press Office. 18 October 2003. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 
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  5. ^ Ravenscroft, Tom (23 August 2013). "Allies and Morrison's 'cheesegrater' named UK's coolest car park". The Architect's Journal. EMAP Publishing Limited. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 
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  21. ^ AJ120 Awards, 3 June, 2015

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