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Birth date / placeJanuary 1st 1962, Toronto, Canada
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Alison Brooks Architects
Unit 610, 53-79 Highgate Rd
NW5 1TL London, United Kingdom
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Alison Brooks Change this
born 1962, Toronto
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Alison Brooks was born in Toronto, Canada in 1962. From 1981 to 1988 she studied Architecture at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Canada. She then worked with renowned Canadian practice A. J. Diamond & Partners. In 1989, she moved to London and joined Ron Arad Associates. There she became a partner in 1992 and worked with Ron Arad until she founded her own practice Alison Brooks Architects in 1996.
Alison Brooks Architects have established a reputation as perceptive specialists for architectonic and urban planning contexts. A site-specific and experimental approach is characteristic for their designs.
Alison teaches Urban Design and Housing at the Architectural Association, and her projects have been recognized with numerous awards, including the Stephen Lawrence Prize (2006), the Manser Medal for UK Projects (2007), and the Stirling Prize (2008).