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Sadie Morgan

Sadie Morgan is founding director of London-based architecture practice dRMM.

Morgan studied at Kingston Polytechnic and completed a master's degree at the Royal College of Art in London, before founding the Stirling Prize-winning architecture practice with Alex de Rijke and Philip Marsh in 1995.

The trio met during their studies at Kingston Polytechnic and founded dRMM in response to a competition to design a public education building for the London Docklands Development.

Their success led to a series of small-scale projects and the completion of their first building in 2003, One Centaur Street. More recent and high-profile projects include Hastings Pier, which won the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2017; Faraday House at Battersea Power Station; Trafalgar Place at Elephant & Castle and Maggie’s Oldham.

Morgan lectures internationally and in 2013 she became the youngest president of the Architectural Association. In 2016, she was appointed professor at the University of Westminster and was named New Londoner of the Year at the New London Awards 2017.

Morgan was recently appointed as a Mayor’s Design Advocate for the Greater London Authority and dRMM was named in the top 500 most newsworthy forces in global architecture and design in the 2017 Dezeen Hot List.



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