Founder of Porphyrios Associates Demetri Porphyrios will join the jury for this year’s inaugural AR Library awards
Established in 1985, Porphyrios Associates is based in the UK and practises internationally, with a strong portfolio of educational and public buildings, particularly in historical setttings. Buildings include the Magdalen College Grove Quadrangle at Oxford University, residential buildings at Selwyn College in Cambridge, and Whitman College at Princeton University, which was awarded the Driehaus Architecture Prize in 2004 (fellow winners include Leon Krier and Robert Stern). Most recently, Porphyrios Associates designed the award-winning King’s Cross masterplan in London with Allies and Morrison.
Educated at Princeton University, Dr Demetri Porphyrios has also taught at the Architectural Association, the Polytechnic of Central London and the Royal College of Art and is visiting Davenport and Louis Kahn Professor at Yale University.
The AR Library awards celebrate creativity in buildings for books built in the last five years. This is your chance to be recognised on the global stage as a leading designer of exceptional libraries. All entries will be reviewed and 15 houses will be shortlisted by the panel. The judges’ top six will be visited by an AR critic before a decision is made on the winner. All finalists will be published in the AR’s December/January issue, with the winner featuring on the cover.