Prof. Will Alsop OBE RA is a prominent architect and artist who established aLL Design in 2011. He was awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize for Peckham Library, London and the first RIBA World Award for The Sharp Centre for Design (OCAD), Toronto, amongst numerous other prestigious accolades for a multitude of projects. His work encompasses all sectors of architecture including urban design and planning. His studio practice also incorporates painting and product design.
Will’s core values are innovation, expression and originality with an emphasis on enjoyment. He currently works on a vast array of projects including numerous international workshops and lectures. His interaction with and involvement of people both within and outside the arts has led to design that challenges architectural norms.His practice is founded principally to ‘make life better’ - the philosophy extends from the design of individual buildings to embrace broader principles of urbanism and city development and he uses painting, writing and ‘playing’ to further understanding of design. Alsop’s iconic designs such as the Glenwood Power Plant in Yonkers, New York; the Sharp Centre for Design for the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto and the HQ of the French government in Marseilles have established him as a visionary in the field of architecture