Colin Stansfield-Smith, Hampshire Architect, Architecture, Building, UK, Design, Projects

Colin Stansfield-Smith : Architecture

Contemporary British Architects Practice: Southern English Design Office Info

page updated 18 Aug 2016

Colin Stansfield-Smith – Key Projects

Major Projects, alphabetical:

Queens Inclosure, Hampshire, South East England, UK
Date built: 1993
Hampshire County Council Architect’s Department
Hampshire building : RIBA Award National overall winner Date built: 1990

University of Portsmouth Masterplan, South East England, UK
Date built: 1993

Woodlea Primary School, Bordon, Hampshire, South East England, UK
Date built: 1993
Hampshire County Council Architect’s Department
RIBA Award National overall winner 1993

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Location:Hampshire, England

Colin Stansfield-Smith Architect – Practice Information

Architect based in Hampshire, England. Practice famous for a series of respected schools in the 1980s, quite influential at the time – restrained contemporary architecture.

Born in 1932, died in 2013.

Education: University of Cambridge

Key Award: Royal Gold Medal

The architect worked in various architect’s offices, including the LCC and the GLC in London. From 1971 to 1973, he was Deputy County Architect at Cheshire County Council, North West England, under the directorship of Jack Whittle.

He was appointed CBE in 1988, was awarded the RIBA Royal Gold Medal in 1991, and was knighted “for services to Architecture” in 1993.

He was head of the celebrated Hampshire County Architects Department from 1973 to 1992. During that period, the work of his office became well known worldwide, especially for its new school buildings within the county.

He became a Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture at the University of Portsmouth, England, in 1992, and later Emeritus Professor. He designed the University’s Portland building, which opened in 1997, where the Faculty of Architecture and other environmental faculties are now based.

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