Top honour for architect Grimshaw

Renowned British architect Norman Foster said Grimshaw's work has greatly help define the post-war era of British architecture and also influenced the international architectural community.

The British architect who designed the iconic Eden Project in Cornwall and London Waterloo Station’s international terminal has been awarded the 2019 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture.

Sir Nicholas Grimshaw was presented Britain’s highest honour for architecture at an event in London at the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Grimshaw’s work is being highlighted at a free exhibition, called Evolution, charting his career from the 1960s to the present day.

Grimshaw graduated in 1965 and has lectured in 23 countries, and is chairman of Grimshaw Architects which employs 600 people in eight studios worldwide.