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Lecture Series | Richard Murphy

This week EUSAS and BizSoc are are hosting a joint event on Business in the Arts and together welcome Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy was educated at Newcastle and Edinburgh Universities and later taught at Edinburgh University. He founded Richard Murphy Architects in Edinburgh in 1991 and since its inception the Practice has won numerous awards. The practice’s work is wide ranging, including: houses, student, social and private housing, educational and health buildings, offices and a hotel, master-planning, galleries, theatres and two British Embassies. Much of this work has been won in architectural competitions. The practice has built in all four countries of the UK, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Malta, Macedonia and Sri Lanka.

In 2006 Richard was voted “Scottish Architect of the Year” by readers of Prospect Magazine and was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Honours List 2007. Currently, Richard lives in a new house which he designed himself in the Edinburgh New Town World Heritage Site. In 2016 it was awarded an RIBA National Award and also won the RIBA/Channel 4 House of the Year Award.

Earlier Event: November 3
Film Screening | Blade Runner
Later Event: November 17
Lecture Series | make:good