Nicholas Grimshaw

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Birthday
9, 1939
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
England

About

Modernist architect whose work included London's Waterloo International Railway Station and the Eden Project in Cornwall. He also served as chairman of Grimshaw Architects.

Before Fame

He studied at Wellington College, then at Edinburgh College of Art from 1959 until 1962. He then won a scholarship to attend the Architectural Association School of Architecture. He also traveled Sweden and the United States on scholarships.

Trivia

He was elected President of the Royal Academy in 2004.

Family Life

His great-grandfather oversaw the installation of Dublin's drainage and sanitation system. His professional partnership with Terry Farrell lasted for 15 years.

Associated With

He had a modern aesthetic, much like architect Ludwigmies Van der Rohe.