Amanda Levete

August 2, 2015 megacities

Amanda Levete

Architect Amanda Levete

from London, Greater London in UK- England

  • 14A Brewery Road London, England
  • info@ala.uk.com
  • London N7 9NH, UK
  • +44 (0)20 7243 7670
  • +44 (0)20 7243 7690
  • http://ala.uk.com

Profile

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Architect-Designer

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Female
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Hometown

London, Greater London, UK- England

Description, Philosophy, History

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Philosophy:
The ethos of Amanda Levete Architects is rooted in design research and a commitment to exploring the transformative potential of space. Developments in digital fabrication have allowed the office to challenge conventional notions of form and space alongside the continued value placed on hand-drawings and hand-crafted models. The team’s collaborative approach to the design process extends clients’ ambitions for their projects and produces ground-breaking work.
History:
She is a trustee of Artangel, The Arts Foundation and The Young Foundation. She has been on the Board of Trustees of The Architecture Foundation. Levete is a regular TV and radio broadcaster and writes for a number of magazines. Architect Amanda Levete was formerly married to Jan Kaplický with whom she had a son, for 20 years they were co-partners at Future Systems. She met Czech architect Jan Kaplicky in the 1980s, they married in 1991 and divorced in 2006. Together they had one son.

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Building Technology

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Awards

The Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture AwardEuropean Aluminium Award, Special Jury Prize for Innovation & DesignWorld Architecture Festival 2009 Interiors and Fit-Out PrizeCAB Aluminium in Renovation Award UK, Overall WinnerCAB Aluminium in Renovation Award UK, Special PrizeLeading European Arhictects Form - LEAF Awards