Ivan Harbour

Ivan William Harbour (born 3 June 1962) is an architect and senior partner at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. He joined the Richard Rogers Partnership in 1985 and by 2007 the name of the practice changed to Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners in recognition of Graham Stirk and Harbour's contribution to the firm.

Ivan Harbour
Ivan Harbour (B&W) at the Senedd.jpg
Born (1962-06-03) June 3, 1962 (age 58)[1]
Irvine, Scotland
NationalityBritish
Alma materBartlett School of Architecture
OccupationArchitect
AwardsStirling Prize (2006 and 2009)
PracticeRogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
BuildingsLloyd's building (Grade I)
European Court of Human Rights building
Senedd, Cardiff
Terminal 4 of Madrid-Barajas Airport
Maggie's Centre, London
Websitewww.rsh-p.com/practice/people/partners/ivan-harbour/

He has been the leading architect on two Stirling Prize winning entries for the practice in 2006 and 2009 for Terminal 4 of Madrid-Barajas Airport and Maggie's Centre, London respectively.

Early life and careerEdit

 
From left to right: Ivan Harbour, Rosemary Butler (Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales) and Richard Rogers at the Senedd in March 2016

Harbour was born in 1962 in Irvine, Scotland.[2] However he was brought up in the West Country.[3] Harbour joined the Richard Rogers Partnership in 1985 after studying architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, [2] where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc (Hons)) during 1980-83 and a Diploma in Architecture (Dipl. Arch.) in 1985.[4]

During 1983 he joined Yorke Rosenberg Mardall (YRM) as part of his studies and in 1984-85 he was with the London Borough of Hackney.[4] After his studies he joined the Richard Rogers Partnership in 1985 and was made a director of in 1993.[4] In 1998 he was made a director of the practice and by 2007 the name of the practice changed from Richard Rogers Partnership to Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.[4] In 2011 he was made a senior partner in the firm.[4]

The Guardian's Charlotte Higgins described Harbour's work, in comparison with fellow partner Graham Stirk, to be "more expressive and sculptural" such as Madrid airport's brightly coloured Terminal 4.[3]

Notable worksEdit

When Harbour joined Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners in 1985, he started as part of a team working on the Richard Rogers Lloyd's building in London.[5] He has gone on to lead design teams on the European Court of Human Rights building, the Bordeaux Law Courts, [5] and winning the Stirling Prize for the practice in 2006 and 2009 for Terminal 4 of Madrid-Barajas Airport and Maggie's Centre, London respectively.[4]

Images of a selection of Ivan Harbour's workEdit

Other projects that have been designed / led by Harbour includes:

  • Barangaroo masterplan, Sydney, Australia
  • 300 New Jersey Avenue offices, Washington DC, USA
  • Parc1, Seoul, South Korea
  • International Quarter masterplan, London.[5]
  • PLACE / Ladywell, London
  • Nuovo Centro Civico, Scandicci, Italy

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "See change of Director's Details on 14 Nov 2011". Companies House. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  2. ^ a b "Cost-Effective Building: Economic concepts and constructions". De Gruyter Oldenbourg. Retrieved 2016-03-17.
  3. ^ a b "Interview: architects Richard Rogers, Graham Stirk and Ivan Harbour". theguardian.com. Retrieved 2016-03-17.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Ivan Harbour" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-18. Retrieved 2016-03-24.
  5. ^ a b c "Ivan Harbour". New London Architecture. Retrieved 2016-03-24.

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