Eric Parry RA
Born: March 1952
Elected RA: December 2006
Category of Membership: Architect
Eric Parry studied at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He then went on to study for a Masters degree at the Royal College of Art and later the Architectural Association. He founded his practice, Eric Parry Architects Ltd in 1993, and the London based firm also opened an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Principle buildings and architectural projects Parry has worked on include Fortress Court, which provides student accommodation at Pembroke College, Cambridge and the office development at 30 Finsbury Square, EC2, which received a RIBA award. Parry was also the head consultant for the restoration of London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel and St Martin in the Fields.
Eric Parry was President of the Architectural Association in 2005 and remains an honorary Librarian of the Association. He served on the Advisory Panel of the Arts Council of England Visual Arts from 1991 – 2003. Parry has lectured at Cambridge, the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, the University of Houston and at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Read an interview with Eric Parry in RA Magazine Autumn 2010
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