Chris Wilkinson set up Chris Wilkinson Architects in 1983, formed a partnership with Jim Eyre in 1987 and established Wilkinson Eyre Architects in 1999 in order to explore new directions in architecture. Chris’ contribution to architecture has been recognised by the award of an OBE in the Millennium Honours List, election to the Royal Academy of Arts in 2006, and an Honorary Fellowship of the American Institute of Architecture in 2007. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from Oxford Brookes University and Westminster University. Chris combines a lifelong interest in art with a fascination for science, technological innovation and a sense of history, producing a fresh new approach to architecture. WilkinsonEyre is the only practice in the UK to have had back to back success for both the RIBA Stirling Prize (in 2001 for Magna, UK and in 2002 for the Gateshead Milliennium Bridge, UK) and the RIBA Lubetkin Prize (in 2012 for the Guangzhou International Finance Centre, China and in 2013 for the Cooled Conservatories at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore). Current projects include the restoration of Battersea Power Station, the re-use of three Grade II-listed gasholders in King’s Cross to provide 145 apartments, a landmark tower overlooking Sydney Harbour, a new tower in the heart of the City of London and the continuing expansion of Dyson’s Research and Development Headquarters. Chris is the author of Supersheds, the Sketchbooks of Chris Wilkinson and co-author of Bridging Art & Science, Exploring Boundaries, Tectonics and WilkinsonEyre Architects/Works.