The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today announced that leading architects Sir Terry Farrell and Eric Parry will join Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of Tate, as the new members of his Design Advisory Panel.
They join current members, former RIBA President, Sunand Prasad; Chair of the English Heritage London Advisory Committee, Joyce Bridges; and Joint Chief Executive of the Argent Group, Roger Madelin. Together with they will advise the Mayor on delivering design excellence across the capital.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson said: “I am extremely honoured and fortunate that I have been able call on some of the best minds in the UK to help me improve the capital’s public realm since my panel was created.
“The fresh thinking that these highly experienced new members bring to the table will compliment the valuable work already undertaken by my panel over the past year. Their advice will be critical in my drive to make London a better place to live, work and visit.”
Terry Farrell is a prolific architect within London and has developed strategic visions for the Isle of Dogs, Thames Gateway and St Giles Circus among many architectural projects. Eric Parry is responsible for the design of many of the city's highest profile office buildings and strategic visions for areas including St Martin in the Fields, Southwark Gateway and Lambeth Gateway.