Amanda Levete is a RIBA Stirling Prize-winning architect and principal of architecture studio AL_A.
Recently completed projects include two new buildings for Wadham College at the University of Oxford; a new centre for the cancer care charity Maggie’s in Southampton; the Victoria & Albert Museum Exhibition Road Quarter in London, the V&A’s largest building project in over 100 years; and MAAT, a Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon.
Ongoing commissions include the renovation and expansion of Paisley Museum just outside of Glasgow and the design of a prototype fusion demonstration plant for clean energy firm General Fusion.
In 2017 Levete was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours list and made a CBE for services to architecture. In 2018 she was awarded the Jane Drew Prize and in 2019 she was elected an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. In 2021, she was elected a Royal Academician at the Royal Academy of Arts.