Andy MacFee has won and been associated with a number of prestigious design awards in his career. Initially as a student of architecture, Andy graduated with a 1st from University of Sheffield and a Distinction from the Bartlett UCL, he was nominated for the RIBA Bonze Medal, won drawing prizes and had his work exhibited at The National Gallery and various private galleries. Later, he was project architect for Will Alsop’s Peckham Library project that won the Stirling Prize in 2000. Then as Co-Director of Surface Architects shortlisted in the Young Architect of The Year Competition in 2004 and 2005. Also a winner in the 40 under 40 Competition and national touring exhibition, starting at the V&A in 2005. Surface won RIBA Awards for both QMUL Lockkeepers Graduate Centre in 2006 and Birkbeck College Film and Media Studies centre in 2008. Surface were also finalists in the RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize in 2006. Surface projects were published nationally and internationally, including in The Times, The Independent, AJ, RIBA Journal, Building Design, Material Legno, Hudson and featured in a 2009 trailer broadcast for Channel 4 Grand Designs. As Director at Scott Brownrigg, Andy assembled and lead design teams to be shortlisted for the £100M Paul Marshall Building competition, together with Niall McLaughlin Architects in 2015 and the £80M UCL East competition together with UN-Studio in 2016.
Andy intends for his new practice AMA to continue to provide clients and users with delightful high quality architecture that goes on to receive critical recognition and win Awards.
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