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SWA : Contemporary Architecture Practice, England, UK

12 Nov 2012

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects – Latest News

Appointed Royal Designer for Industry

Leading architect and academic Professor Sarah Wigglesworth has been appointed a Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) – one of the most prestigious accolades in design – and becomes the first ever woman to receive the award for architecture.

The award recognises individuals who have shown sustained design excellence, work of aesthetic value and significant benefit to society. Sarah Wigglesworth has been recognised for her approach to community collaboration and the use of sustainable materials.

Professor Wigglesworth said: “Throughout my professional life I have worked hard to raise the profile of women in architecture, to encourage socially responsible and sustainable architecture and, as someone who combines running a practice with a busy academic career, to break down the barriers between practice and theory. It is extremely rewarding to be recognised in this way by the RSA.”

18 Apr 2012

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects – Recent News

PSU Department of Architecture Lecture, USA
PSU Department of Architecture Talks
Respected British architects and educators Jeremy Till and Sarah Wigglesworth will deliver the fourth and fifth presentations in our “Firsts” inaugural lecture series. Jeremy Till will speak on April 19, and Sarah Wigglesworth will lecture the following day, April 20, in the Shattuck Hall Annex on the Portland State University campus. Jeremy Till is currently the Dean of the School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster, London, and has recently been appointed the head of the London art and design school Central St. Martins.

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects – Latest Design

Sandal Magna Community Primary School, Wakefield, Yorkshire, northern England
Date built: 2010
Sandal Magna Community Primary School
photo : Mark Hadden Photography
Sandal Magna Community Primary School

Sarah Wigglesworth – Key Projects

Designs by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, alphabetical:

Bermondsey Square Tree, London, England, UK
Date built: 2009
Bermondsey Square
photo : Mark Hadden
Bermondsey Square Tree

Cremorne Riverside Centre, London, UK
Date built: 2007
Cremorne Riverside Centre
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Cremorne Riverside Centre – cor-ten project

Siobhan Davies Studio, London SE1, UK
Date built: –
Siobhan Davies Studios
photo © Richard Bryant
Siobhan Davies Studios

Heygate Estate – rehousing
Date built: –
Various architects incl. AOC, DRMM, Panter Hudspith, S333, Sarah Wigglesworth

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Sarah Wigglesworth Architects – Practice Information

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Background to the Practice

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and innovation in design and service. SWA work on the boundaries between theory and practice, seeking innovative design solutions which address current social and cultural agendas. We are interested in the process by which architecture comes about and view each project as an opportunity for a new exchange of interests and ideas (whether this be with the people involved or the issues raised). Our approach exploits everyday materials in an imaginative way to produce environments that can be achieved with modest means and maintained for low running costs. SWA are experts in low energy and sustainable construction, and integrative design is at the heart of everything we do.

Sarah Wigglesworth – Architect & Tutor

Sarah Wigglesworth & Jeremy Till created the Straw Bale House, north London

Sarah Wigglesworth & Jeremy Till used to teach and lecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. They gave a joint lecture on their Straw Bale House whilst at the Bartlett. Jeremy Till is Professor at the Sheffield School of Architecture at time of writing and was the curator of the UK Architecture Exhibition at the 2006 Venice Biennale.

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects – RIBA Awards 2006, South London: Siobhan Davies Studio

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