Alison Brooks, principal and creative director of Alison Brooks Architects, is one of the leading architects of her generation. Her work has attracted international acclaim for its conceptual rigour, sculptural quality and ingenious detailing.
Born in Ontario in 1962, she moved to London in 1988 after graduating with a B.E.S and B.Arch from the University of Waterloo.
The practice is now undertaking arts, educational, residential and urban projects across the UK and Europe.
Her largest civic commission to date is a full academic and residential Quadrangle for Exeter College, Oxford. This will be the first Oxford College to be designed by a female architect.
Alison Brooks is a member of the government advisory panel the Farrell Review of Architecture and the Built Environment, a Design Council National Design Review
Chair and a Trustee of Open-City.
Alison serves on the RIBA Awards Group and is an External Examiner at Universities of Bath and Lincoln and is currently an External Examiner at the Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL.