JEREMY DIXON AA DIP(HONS) RIBA



Jeremy Dixon has been working as a principal in private practice since 1977, having graduated from the Architectural Association School in 1963.

He won first prize with Edward Jones in 1972 for an international competition for Northamptonshire County Offices, He built a number of housing projects in London on sensitive infill sites, mainly in the Westminster planning area. He won the competition for a coffee shop at the Tate Gallery and subsequently designed the restaurant. In 1983 lie was successful, in association with BDP, in an international selection process for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and was one of six architects invited to submit schemes for the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery.

He is now in partnership again with Edward Jones. They are working on commissions for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Student Housing for Darwin College Cambridge, a new science building for the University of Portsmouth, a superstore and masterplan for J Sainsbury Plc in Bath, a shopping centre in St Albans for Capital and City Plc, and the regeneration of Bradford City Centre. In 1994 a Study Centre for Darwin College, Student Housing for the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen and a superstore for Sainsbury's in Plymouth have been completed. Visitors' centres for Stonehenge and for the National Trust at Ickworth, the inner courtyard of the British Museum, and a housing scheme for East Kent were recent invited competition entries.

The new galleries for the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds by the joint venture practice Jeremy Dixon, Edward Jones BDP opened in April 1993. Dixon and Jones' entry for an open international competition to design a bus station for Venice won first prize at the 1991 Venice Biennale, and has been the subject of exhibition entries.

The practice has recently won RIBA Regional Awards for the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds in 1993, the Square and Round Residential Towers for the Robert Gordon University, 1994 and for the Study Centre for Darwin College, Cambridge 1994

Jeremy Dixon has exhibited at the 1981 Venice Biennale, taught at the Architectural Association and the Royal College of Art, has been an RIBA external examiner and on various architectural juries. He lectures and teaches widely, and his work is regularly published and exhibited.


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