Professor William Alsop, OBE - Architect
Honorary Doctorate - 2002
His internationally-acclaimed design for the Peckham Library and Media Centre won the 2001 Sterling Prize for 'Building of the Year' and was praised for demonstrating that 'imaginative and innovative solutions push the boundaries of modern architecture, as well as provide popular, functional and beautiful buildings.'
It was just the latest in a series of prestigious projects that he has been involved with as Principal Architect at the international firm Alsop Architects Ltd. Professor Alsop was nominated for an honorary doctorate in 2001, but was unable to attend conferment.