Christophe Egret is an architect with 20 years experience on local and international projects. His formative years include working with Norman Foster, Ian Ritchie, John McAslan, Nigel Coates and Ron Arad. He spent 10 years as a director of Alsop working closely with William Alsop, directing and managing the designs of, among many others, the Peckham Library (winner of the RIBA Stirling Prize 2000), Queen Mary and Westfield College Research Laboratory in Whitechapel, the new third millennium Village: New Islington in Manchester, and the winning design for the Fourth Grace in Liverpool.
Egret establisehed Studio Egret West in November 2004. Here Egret and urban designer David West bring together visionary urban design and uplifting, distinctive architecture within one studio, providing strategy and specificity in equal measures.
He is a frequent lecturer on architectural matters and subjects ranging from design, residential development, community involvement, painting and colour. Christophe also sits on a number of advisory boards, including the Whitechapel Gallery, advising on design and procurement, and is a founder member of the Islington International Festival and CABE.