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Quinlan Terry Among Four to Receive "New Year Honours" for Services in UK Architecture

Quinlan Terry Among Four to Receive "New Year Honours" for Services in UK Architecture
Quinlan Terry Among Four to Receive "New Year Honours" for Services in UK Architecture, 30 St Mary Axe “The Gherkin” / Foster + Partners . Image © Flickr CC User Maciek Lulko
30 St Mary Axe “The Gherkin” / Foster + Partners . Image © Flickr CC User Maciek Lulko

John Quinlan Terry, one of Prince Charles' preferred architects, is being recognized on the UK’s 2015 New Year Honours list and awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services in classical architecture. The Queen’s annual awards will also be honoring architect Cecil Balmond, former deputy chairman of UK Arup, with the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Former City Planning Officer and professor Peter Wynne Rees, who oversaw the realization of the Gherkin and highly disputed Walkie Talkie, will also receive a CBE for his services. Katharine Heron, professor of Architecture University of Westminster, has been selected to receive a Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to architecture and higher education.

References: The Guardian, Gov.uk, Dezeen

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Quinlan Terry Among Four to Receive "New Year Honours" for Services in UK Architecture" 31 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/583395/quinlan-terry-among-four-to-recieve-new-year-honours-for-services-in-uk-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884

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