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Peter Ackroyd named among new RIBA Honorary Fellows

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Writer Peter Ackroyd, Observer architecture critic Stephen Bayley and Doreen Lawrence, mother of murdered teenager Stephen, have all been handed Honorary Fellowships by the RIBA.

The trio are joined by 11 others awarded the honour ‘in recognition of their contribution to architecture’.

The other RIBA Honorary Fellows are:

Loren Butt, mechanical engineer;
David Fisk, ‘thinking man’s engineer’;
Michael Ingall, developer on Denton Corker Marshall’s Stirling Prize-nominated Manchester Civil Justice Centre;
Laura Lee, driving force behind the Maggie's Centre programme;
Duncan Michael of Arup;
Jonathon Porritt, environmentalist;
Allain Provost, French landscape architect;
Andrew Scoones, director of the Building Centre Trust;
Richard Sennett, American writer and sociologist;
James Turrell, artist; and
Madelon Vriesendorp, Dutch artist.

Speaking today, RIBA President Sunand Prasad said: ‘Honorary Fellowships allow the RIBA to recognise the diversity of influences on architecture from a range of disciplines.

‘The Fellows we recognise today are leaders in their fields. Each has a track record of achievement which provides inspiration for architects and other professionals.’

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