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Allies and Morrison


Allies and Morrison LLP is an architecture and urban planning practice based in London and Cambridge. Founded in 1984, the practice is now one of Britain's largest architectural firms. The practice's work ranges from architecture and interior design to conservation and renovation of historic buildings to urbanism, planning, consultation and research. The firm's notable projects include the redevelopment of the Royal Festival Hall, the masterplan for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, BBC Media Village and the redevelopment of King's Cross Central. The practice has a reputation for designing modernist, yet stylistically restrained buildings.

They have completed projects throughout the UK, and in Ireland, India, Africa and the Middle East and in North America. The practice's portfolio includes cultural, educational, public and housing projects.


Buildings designed by Allies and Morrison include:

1. Abbey Mills Pumping Station

2. BBC Media Village, White City, London

3. Brighton College Simon Smith Building

4. Charles Street Car Park, Sheffield

5. Chelsea College of Arts

6. New home for London College of Fashion, Stratford

7. New campus for London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle

8. Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University

9. Ash Court, Library and Archive at Girton College, Cambridge University

10. Highbury Square, redevelopment of Arsenal Stadium

11. Horniman Museum extension

12. London King's Cross railway station-St Pancras railway station Link

13. Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute, King's College London

14. Merton College, Oxford University

15. University of Cambridge Sidgwick Site new buildings: Faculty of English and Cambridge Institute of Criminology

16. Rambert Dance Company, South Bank, London

17. Restoration of Queen's House, Greenwich

18. Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter

19. Royal Festival Hall refurbishment

20. Renovation and extension of Royal Observatory, Greenwich

21. Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe

22. South Yorkshire Police headquarters, Sheffield

23. Two Fifty One mixed-use development, Elephant and Castle, London

24. Allies and Morrison masterplans include:

25. King's Cross Central

26. Madinat al Irfan, urban extension to Muscat

27. Msheireb Downtown Doha

28. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park games and legacy masterplans

29. Stratford Waterfront, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Cultural and Education District

30. Wood Wharf, extension to Canary Wharf

The practice has won 41 RIBA Awards, 18 Civic Trust Awards and the 2015 AJ120 Practice of the Year award