Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, the architect of the Sainsbury’s store and flats on the Regents Canal, has been awarded the RIBA Gold Medal 2019.

The UK’s highest honour for architecture, which is is approved personally by Her Majesty The Queen, has been awarded to the British architect for his sustained contribution to architecture in the UK and globally.

Locals and visitors to Camden might have experienced his designs – he designed the Camden Town Sainsbury’s and the futuristic looking canal side ‘pod’ homes.

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Grimshaw is also known for his Modernist public buildings and large-scale infrastructure projects including the Eden Project and the International Terminal at London’s Waterloo station.

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