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Joanna Bacon / Allies and Morrison

Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
October 4, 2017 - 5:30pm

Joanna Bacon will lecture in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4. The talk is free and open to the public. A partner at Allies and Morrison, Bacon trained at the University of Cambridge, Robinson College, where she was tutored by Bob Allies. She joined the practice in 1988 and became a Partner of Allies and Morrison in 2001. Bacon was shortlisted for the Woman Architect of the Year Award in 2015.

In 1996, Bacon held a lectureship at Hong Kong University and worked in Shanghai. Since her return to Allies and Morrison in 1998, she has played a key leadership role in a number of significant projects, including leading the design team on the Royal Festival Hall and being the partner responsible for BBC Media Village in White City, which won a national BCO award.

Bacon has been involved in a number of the practice’s key education projects including the University of Cambridge Sidgwick Site masterplan and the construction of two buildings for the site, the Faculty of English and the Institute of Criminology.

Her more recent focus has been on large commercial schemes as well as hotel development within sensitive contexts. She is currently the project lead of a collaborative team for the 100 Bishopsgate tower, a speculative city tower delivering new public realm and just under a million square feet of new offices including a new building behind a retained facade on St Helen’s Place.

Bacon continues her role as managing partner of the practice. Allies and Morrison is an architecture and urban planning practice based in London and Cambridge.