Ian Ritchie Architects
Ian Ritchie Architects Ltd is a leading British architectural and design practice, based in London and led by its founder Ian Ritchie. The practice has received global recognition for their work. Recently completed projects include the RIBA Award-winning Susie Sainsbury Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall for the Royal Academy of Music and the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, University College London.
Previous work of note includes the American Institute of Architects Award-winning Royal Shakespeare Company Courtyard Theatre, the Leipzig Trade Fair Messe Glass Hall which was awarded German Building of the Year, the Spire of Dublin which was shortlisted for both the RIBA Stirling Prize and EU Mies van der Rohe Award, and their RIBA Award-winning Terrasson Greenhouse and London Regatta Centre,
Ian Ritchie CBE RA  founded Ian Ritchie Architects in 1981. The practice has a reputation for delivering designs that are consistently cutting-edge in terms of techniques and materials, inventiveness, imaginatively conceived details, and an integration of architecture, engineering, and manufacturing. The practice became renowned in the 1990s for their glass structures, material/technical innovation and intelligent environmental and sustainable design.
The practice has received considerable national and international recognition and over 80 national and international awards and nominations. It has twice been shortlisted for the European Mies Van der Rohe Award and on four occasions for the RIBA Stirling Prize: for the Crystal Palace Park Concert Platform (1998), the TR2 Production Centre at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth (2003), the Spire of Dublin (2004) and the RSC Courtyard Theatre (2007).
Other awards include the Iritecna Prize for Europe; Eric Lyons Memorial Award for European Housing;; Commonwealth Association of Architects Robert Matthew Award for Innovation and the Advancement of Architecture; IABSE (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering) Outstanding Structure Award for the Leipzig Glass Hall; and UK Design Council Millennium Product Awards for the 'f' EDF VHV Pylons and Crystal Palace Park Concert Platform.
In the UK the practice's work has been exhibited at the ICA, Tate Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, and the RIBA. Internationally it has been shown in Tokyo, New York, São Paulo, Moscow, Vienna, Frankfurt, Berlin, Copenhagen, and the Paris and Venice Biennales.
- Royal Academy of Music: The Susie Sainsbury Theatre and The Angela Burgess Recital Hall
- Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, University College London
- Royal Shakespeare Company: The Other Place
- Wood Lane Underground Station
- Westfield Shopping Centre (White City)
- Royal Shakespeare Company: Courtyard Theatre
- Plymouth Theatre Royal Production Centre
- Scotland's Home of Tomorrow, Glasgow
- London Regatta Centre
- Bermondsey Underground Station
- Crystal Palace Park Concert Platform
- Ecology Gallery, Natural History Museum
- Stockley Park Offices
- Roy Square – The Watergardens
- Spire of Dublin
- EDF Pylons (400kV), France
- Leipzig Trade Fair Messe Glass Hall, Germany (with gmp)
- Terrasson Cultural Greenhouse, France
- The Louvre Sculpture Courts and Inverted Pyramid, Paris (with I.M Pei and RFR)
- Reina Sofia Museum of Modern Art, Madrid (with Onzono/Castro)
- Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, La Villette, Paris
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- "Leipzig Messe". Leipzig Messe. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
- "Terrasson". Ian Ritchie Architects. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
- "London Regatta". Ian Ritchie Architects. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
- "Concert Platform". Ian Ritchie Architects. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
- "Awards". Ian Ritchie Architects. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
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