LEADING LONDON architect Mark Middleton of Grimshaw has been named as one of the keynotes at this year’s LuxLive 2017 event.
Middleton – managing partner at the practice – will speak in the lightspace dot london arena at the show. Middleton plays a key role in project work, and he has specialist expertise in rail, aviation and metro design projects, as well as wider experience in the leisure and commercial property sectors.
He is currently working on several projects including high speed rail stations.
Previous projects include the new London Bridge station, Reading station and Southern Cross Station in Melbourne, which won the Lubetkin Prize.
Grimshaw was founded by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw in 1980. The practice became a Partnership in 2007 and operates worldwide with offices in New York, London, Melbourne, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur and Doha employing over 500 staff.
Grimshaw’s international portfolio covers all major sectors, and has been honoured with over 200 international design awards for its commitment to design excellence.
The company’s work is characterised by strong conceptual legibility, innovation and a rigorous approach to detailing, all underpinned by the principles of humane, enduring and sustainable design.
The practice is dedicated to the deepest level of involvement in the design of its buildings in order to deliver projects which meet the highest possible standards of excellence.
Grimshaw was awarded the 2016 AJ100 International Practice of the Year Award for the firm's breadth of work around the globe.
Middleton will be delivering his keynote at 10.50am on Thursday 16 November 2017.
- LuxLive 2017 takes place on Wednesday 15 November and Thursday 16 November at ExCeL London. Entry is free if you pre-register HERE.