Sadie Morgan - Commissioner

Giving city leaders the tools to create vibrant, thriving communities

Giving city leaders the tools to create vibrant, thriving communities

With cities in every region growing in popularity, we are living through a dynamic era for our urban centres. As vibrant hubs for the arts, culture and opportunity, it’s no wonder that people are so clearly voting with their feet and moving to those areas. This is something to be celebrated, but it’s not without...

Design will define the legacy of our infrastructure
Portrait of Sadie Morgan 2017

Design will define the legacy of our infrastructure

Today, this year’s Stirling Prize winner will be revealed. The prestigious award, handed out annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects, recognises the UK’s best new building. Winning the Stirling Prize is like receiving the best picture Oscar, and last year dRMM – the practice I founded with Alex de Rijke and Phiip Marsh...

Harnessing the enthusiasm for the future of the Growth Arc
Picture of the rootops across Oxford University

Harnessing the enthusiasm for the future of the Growth Arc

In June, Commissioner Professor Sadie Morgan spoke at the Oxford-Cambridge Corridor economic growth conference in Milton Keynes.  Here, she writes on the enthusiasm and energy there is for the future of the area, and our recommendations for investing in its infrastructure. June’s Economic Growth conference highlighted for me the real excitement and enthusiasm there is...

An award-winning pier for the whole community

An award-winning pier for the whole community

Winning the Stirling Prize is like receiving the best picture Oscar, so excuse me while I do the important bit first: thank you, Hastings, for giving us the chance to work on what is a career-defining project, and for being such a wonderful, resourceful and interesting client – or in this instance, clients. It’s 23...

Supporting a competitive Growth Corridor

Supporting a competitive Growth Corridor

From Cambridge in the East to Oxford in the West, the Growth Corridor represents a world-class concentration of talent – whether on globally-renowned university campuses or in the flourishing science and technology industries. Collectively the area is one of the most economically successful in the country, and by 2050 could help generate as many as...


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