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RIBA Honorary Fellowships 2018 announced

The RIBA Honorary Fellows have been announced for 2018.

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today (Thursday 28 September) announced the 2018 RIBA Honorary Fellowships, which will be awarded to individuals from a diverse spectrum of backgrounds, including journalism, local government, art, architectural history and design.

RIBA Honorary Fellowships are awarded annually to people who have made a particular contribution to architecture in its broadest sense. This includes its promotion, administration and outreach; and its role in building more sustainable communities and in the education of future generations.

The 2018 RIBA Honorary Fellowships will be awarded to:

  • Maria Balshaw – Director of Tate
  • Pablo Bronstein – Artist
  • Dinah Casson – Designer
  • Evan Davis – BBC Presenter
  • Ian Firth – Structural and Civil Engineer
  • Hattie Hartman – Journalist
  • Catherine Ince - Senior Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Wasfi Kani - Grange Park Opera’s founder and chief executive
  • Dr Tia Kansara - Economist, consultant
  • Sadiq Khan – Mayor of London
  • Ruth Lande Shuman - Founder & President of Publicolor and Industrial Designer
  • Robert Powell - Former Creative Director of BEAM, Author and Poet
  • Tom Stuart-Smith - Landscape Design
  • Tamsie Thomson - Director of the London Festival of Architecture

The lifetime honour allows recipients to use the initials Hon FRIBA after their name.

The 2018 RIBA Honorary Fellowships will be presented at a special event at the RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B in early 2018.

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