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Sir Terry Farrell

Sir Terry Farrell


Architect
Country: United Kingdom
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Sir Terry Farrell CBE was born in Manchester but grew up in Newcastle Upon Tyne where he went to university. He then went on to graduate with a masters in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania and returned to London where he has lived ever since. Terry founded his practice in 1965 and has continued it in his sole name since 1980. His work extends from his London office to his Hong Kong office and from both he has delivered major award winning projects. He is qualified as both a town planner and an architect and is currently visiting professor at The Bartlett, University College London. He has taught at various universities from Cambridge to the Architectural Association and University of Pennsylvania.
 
His completed buildings in the UK include, MI6, Charing Cross (Embankment Place), the new Home Office and The Deep in Hull. Large scale infrastructure planning and buildings dominate his Far East work including Incheon Airport Transportation Building in Korea and Beijing South and Guangzhou High Speed rail stations in China. His masterplanning work includes the Quayside in Newcastle, Brindley Place in Birmingham as well as Greenwich Peninsula and Earls Court in London; in Hong Kong his office built the West Kowloon station masterplan which is still the largest air rights development of it’s kind in the world.

Terry was an English Heritage commissioner and has worked with many city governments as an advisor on strategic affairs – which includes Design Champion for Edinburgh, board member of City Development Company of Gateshead and Newcastle, central government advisor and Design Champion for the Thames Gateway and is currently on the London Mayor’s Design Advisory Panel and Outer London Commission. He has won many awards, written many books including Shaping London, The Patterns And Forms That Make The Metropolis, and in 1996 was awarded a CBE and a Knighthood in 2001.

:: Photo information and credits:

1 > Beijing South Station, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Farrell and Partners

2 > Earls Court Masterplan, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Farrell and Partners

3 > Embankment Place, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Nigel Young

4 > Greenwich Masterplan, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Farrell and Partners

5 > Guangzhou South Station, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Hufton & Crow

6 > Home Office, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Andy Haslam

7 > KK100, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Carsten Schael

8 > KK100, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Farrell and Partners

9 > Newcastle Quayside, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Newcastle Tourist Board

10 > Old Oak Common, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Farrell and Partners

11 > Peninsula Central, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Andy Haslam

12 > Petersham Housing, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Barry Herman

13 > Regent’s Place Masterplan, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Andy Haslam

14 > Royal Institution, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Andy Haslam

15 > Thames Gateway Masterplan, Terry Farrell and Partners
Photo courtesy © Farrell and Partners