Mike Davies was a founding partner, of RSHP. He has worked with the practice since its inception and has been involved with virtually all the projects it has undertaken.

He worked for six years in Paris on the Pompidou Centre in the 1970s and was project architect for the adjacent Institute for Research & Co-ordination in Acoustics & Music (IRCAM).

On returning to the UK as a Director he worked on Lloyd’s of London, and was the Project Director for INMOS, the UK Government microprocessor industry flagship and the Europier/Terminal 1 and Terminal 5 projects at London’s Heathrow Airport.

Mike’s specific expertise includes responsibility for urban design, technology, scientific research and development. He was project director for the strategic masterplan of the Royal Docks and the Greenwich Peninsula in London. He was project director for the Millennium Dome and for the Terminal 5 masterplan and the new terminal buildings at Heathrow Airport, London. He was awarded a CBE in 2000 for services to architecture and was made a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur in 2010 by the President of France.

Architecture Lecture Friday 2nd December 2016