Alison Brooks

Alison Brooks Architects

Bethune Lecture

Alison Brooks architectural approach reflects her commitment to the unique histories, communities and landscapes in which she works.

Published May 4, 2023

"Context is Everything"

In her public lecture, Brooks will cover her practice's recent work, with a focus on four ideals: civicness, authenticity, generosity, and beauty.

Alison Brooks.

Brooks, founder and Creative Director of Alison Brooks Architects London, is recognised internationally for her multi award-winning work. Born and educated in Canada, she moved to London in 1987 and established her practice in 1996. With built works ranging from high density urban design and housing to cultural buildings and private houses, she is the only UK architect to have received the profession's three most prestigious UK awards: the RIBA Stirling Prize, Manser Medal, twice, and Stephen Lawrence Prize.

Appointed Royal Designer for Industry by the RSA and London Mayor’s Design Advocate, Brooks is Visiting Professor at ETSAM, Madrid and is a Trustee of Open City. Her professional recognitions include Woman Architect of the Year and Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

The annual lecture is generously supported by AIA Buffalo/WNY.

Thursday, May 4

7-8:30 p.m. | Virtual 

403 Hayes Hall for all those who wish to join together to watch the lecture

AIA approved continuing education logo.

The School of Architecture and Planning is an AIA CES Approved Provider. This course is AIA CES Registered and approved for 1 Learning Unit (LU).