"His joyously surreal creations broke the laws of physics"
Will Alsop in his Battersea office aLL Design
|Born||William Allen Alsop|
12 December 1947
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, UK
|Died||12 May 2018 (aged 70)|
|Awards||Stirling Prize (2000); RIBAWorldwide Award (2004); Civic Trust Award (2003, 2006); RIBA Regional Award (London) (2006)|
|Projects||Yonkers Power Plant project; Clarke Quay Redevelopment project|
William Allen Alsop, OBE RA (12 December 1947 – 12 May 2018) was a British architect and Professor of Architecture at University for the Creative Arts's Canterbury School of Architecture.
He was responsible for several distinctive and controversial modernist buildings which are usually distinguished by their use of bright colours and unusual avant-garde forms. In 2000, Alsop won the Stirling Prize, the most prestigious architecture award in the United Kingdom, for the Peckham Library in the south-east of London.
Will Alsop, the British maverick architect known for his brash designs, has passed away.