Stanton Williams

Stanton Williams is an English architectural design practice based in Islington, London.

The studio was founded by Alan Stanton and Paul Williams in 1985 and now has a team of over 90 people with five directors and thirteen associates. Stanton Williams has completed over 350 architectural, urban design, masterplanning, exhibition and interior design projects, winning more than 100 awards. In 2012 their Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge was awarded the Stirling Prize.


Recently completed projects include: The new campus for the University of the Arts London at King’s Cross; the Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University; the Britten Pears Archive in Aldeburgh; Hackney Marshes Centre; Eton Manor London 2012 Olympic, Paralympic and Legacy venue; and King’s Cross Square.

Current projects include: The transformation of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes; an art centre for Lincoln College, Oxford; transformation of the Cambridge Judge Business School; a research building for Great Ormond Street Hospital; the Royal Opera House ‘Open Up’ project; a student residential building at King’s Cross and a number of high-end residential projects in Central London.

Other notable projects include: Compton Verney House Art Gallery; Wellcome Trust Millennium Seed Bank Building; extension of the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry; Bourneville Place and Four Brindleyplace in Birmingham; Tower Hill, Tower of London; Bourne Hill Offices in Salisbury; Whitby Abbey visitor centre, and the Victoria and Albert Museum Ceramics Gallery. 

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