Michael James WILFORD

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1938-09-09
Education Kingston Tech Sch, Northern Poly Sch of Architecture London (DipArch), Regent Street Poly Planning Sch
Publications N/A
Recreations earth moving, landscape design
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Style Michael Wilford, Esq, CBE
Career architect; sr asst with: James Stirling and James Gowan 1960-63, James Stirling 1963-65; assoc ptnr James Stirling and Partners 1965-71, ptnr James Stirling Michael Wilford and Associates 1971-92 (sole practitioner 1992-93), sr ptnr Michael Wilford and Partners 1993-2001, sr ptnr Michael Wilford Architects 2001-; projects incl: Engrg Faculty Univ of Leicester (RIBA Nat Award and Reynold Aluminium Award 1964), History Faculty Univ of Cambridge (RIBA Nat Award 1970), Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (various German awards 1987-88), Clore Gallery addition to the Tate Gallery (RIBA Regnl and Nat Awards 1988), Tate Gallery Liverpool (RIBA Nat Award 1989), Sci Library Univ of Calif Irvine (Hon Award American Inst of Architects 1990, ALA/AIA Award of Excellence for Library Architecture 1995), B Braun Melsungen AG prodn plant Melsungen (various German awards 1993), Music Acad Stuttgart (RIBA Nat Educn Category Award and Sunday Times/RIBA Stirling Prize 1997), Temasek Poly Singapore (Singapore Inst of Architecs Award for Best Educn Bldg and ICI Silver Award for Use of Colour in a Bldg 1998), Sto Ag Communications Bldg and HQ/prodn plant Weizen (RIBA Euro Award 1999), The Lowry Salford (Royal Fine Art Cmmn Bldg of the Year 2001, RIBA Regnl Award 2001, Civic Award 2002), Br Embassy Berlin (RIBA Euro Award 2001), B Braun Melsungen World HQ (various German awards 2001), Land of Baden Wurttemberg History Museum Stuttgart 2002, Peace Palace Library and Acad The Hague 2007, Music Sch Trossingen Germany 2007, Landesbank of Baden-Wurtemberg office building Karlsrutte Germany 2007, STO AG Visitor Centre Weizen Germany 2008, Br Embassy Tbilisi 2010, Peace Palace Visitor The Hague 2012, Braun manufacturing plant Penang Malaysia 2012, STO AG logistics expansion Weizen Germany 2012; visiting critic to many Schs of Architecture at home and abroad since 1968 (external examiner since 1978); tutor AA 1969-73; visiting prof: Rice Univ Houston 1980-88, Graham Wills visiting prof Univ of Sheffield 1980-91, Univ of Cincinnati 1990-92, Charles Davenport visiting prof Yale Univ 1994-95; memb: Educn and Professional Devpt Ctee RIBA 1979-81, Advsy Ctee Dresden Schloss and Museums 1995-96; chm of assessors RIBA Awards 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992 and 2001; assessor: Cardiff Bay Opera House Competition 1994, Buchanan Street Urban Competition Glasgow 1997, Aarhus City Art Museum Competition Denmark 1997, Kleiner Schlossplatz Competition Stuttgart 1999, European Central Bank HQ Frankfurt Competition 2003-04, Hessiches Landesmuseum Darmstadt Competition 2003-04, Central Salford Urban Design Competition 2004, Freiburg Univ Library Competition 2006; lectures and addresses at numerous architectural confs worldwide; Hon DLit Univ of Sheffield 1989, Hon DSc Newcastle Univ Aust 1993, Hon DLitt Univ of Salford 2002, Hon DSc Univ of Leicester 2011; hon memb Bund Deutscher Architekten BDA 1997; hon fell American Inst of Architects 2006; memb: Singapore Inst of Architects, Inst of Arbitrators, RIBA, FRSA
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