Christopher John (Chris) WILKINSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-07-01
Education St Albans Sch, Regent Street Poly Sch of Architecture (DipArch, RIBA)
Publications N/A
Recreations golf, painting, travel, olive farm in Tuscany
Clubs N/A
Style Chris Wilkinson, Esq, OBE, RA
Career princ ptnr Wilkinson Eyre Architects (formerly Chris Wilkinson Architects) 1983-; previous employment with Richard Rogers and Ptnrs, Michael Hopkins Architects and Foster Assocs; assessor on BSC Colorcoat Award 1986 and 1987, British Steel Student Architectural Award 1994, 1995 and 1998, assessor on BCI Awards 1998 and 2005; visiting prof: IIT Chicago 1998, Harvard GSD 2004; cmmr English Heritage 2007-11 (memb Urban Panel 2000-); memb Advsy Cncl Steel Construction Inst 1998-2000; chm: RIBA Region Awards 1996, 2000 and 2001, Aluminium Awards 1997, Civic Tst Awards 1998 and 2000, RA Works Ctee 2007-; memb RIBA Honours Awards Panel 2005 and 2006; works exhibited: Royal Acad Summer Exhbn (annually) 1986-88, 1991, 1995-97 and 2002-, The Architecture Fndn 1992 and 1995, Tokyo Design Centre 1995, New Works Future Visions Sao Paolo 1997, New Urban Environments Tokyo 1998, Millennium Products 2000, Great Expectations Exhbn 2001, New Connections: The Jubilee Line Extension and Urban Regeneration 2001, Bridging Art and Science Science Museum 2001 (solo exhbn), Reflections Venice Biennale 2004, Reflectionist Destinations at Wapping Project (solo exhbn), Skin and Bones exhbn LA, Tokyo and London, Union of Architects St Petersburg 2008, Contemporary Architecture in Westminster 2009, V&A British Design Innovation in the Modern Age 2012; projects incl: Stratford Market Depot and Stratford Station for Jubilee Line Extension, Dyson HQ Malmesbury, Magna Centre Millennium Project Rotherham, South Quay Footbridge, Hulme Arch, Challenge of Materials Gall, Making of Modern World Gall and Wellcome Wing exhbn at the Science Museum, Explore at Bristol, Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Nat Waterfront Museum Swansea, Empress State Building Redevelopment Earls Court, Alpine House Kew Gardens, Mary Rose Museum Portsmouth, John Madejski Acad Reading, Guangzhou IFC Guangzhou, King's Waterfront Arena and Conf Centre Liverpool, Earth Sciences Dept Univ of Oxford, Humanities Dept Queen Mary's Univ of London, Gardens by the Bay Singapore, Apraksin Dvor St Petersburg, Arundel Great Court redevelopment London, Basketball Arena Building for London 2012 Olympics, Hanser Forum Univ of Cambridge, Media City Footbridge Salford, The Forum Univ of Exeter, Siemens Urban Sustainability Centre The Crystal in Royal Victoria Docks; Hon DLitt Univ of Westminster 2001, Hon Dr Oxford Brookes Univ 2007; FCSD, RA 2006, Hon FAIA 2007; >ir< Eric Lyons Award 1993, CSD Designer of the Year 1996, Royal Acad AJ/Bovis Grand Award 1997, 17 RIBA Awards, BCI Award 1997, Structural Steel Award 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2001, FT Architectural Award 1997, 18 Civic Tst Awards, AIA Award 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003, FX Designer of the Year 2001, Stirling Prize for Architecture 2001 and 2002, CTBUH Best Tall Building Asia and Australasia 2011
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