Thirty years’ of practice in 2021 …

Education, career summary and professional achievements

George Stowell was born in Cambridge in 1964 and was brought up in the historic market town of Saffron Walden, Essex. Key phases in his education, training and professional career are:

1983 - 1989

Reads Architecture at the University of Sheffield; awarded 1st Class degree, Master of Arts in Town Planning and Architecture with Distinction.

In 1986, awarded Sheffield Society Travel Scholarship for research into urban regeneration models in USA, completing study in Chicago, Baltimore, Boston and Chicago.

Awarded 1986 RIBA Bronze Medal runner up. President's Medals Student Awards are considered the most prestigious and long -lasting awards in architectural education in the world.

1989 - 1999

Started his career at London offices of Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners as core team member on the innovative Waterloo International Terminal.

Developed design, teaching and technical skills at Allies and Morrison as facade architect, tutor at the School of Interior Design at Ravensbourne, London and undertook a number of private client  commissions.

1999 - 2005

Senior Architect at Foster + Partners London studio, undertaking key roles on the design and site stages of The Sage, Gateshead, and HM Treasury GOGGS in Whitehall, London; both innovative and multi-award winning projects.

2005 - Present

George Stowell was selected as one of the first cohort of accredited RIBA Client Advisers. 

Undertakes variety of roles as active member of RIBA committees on Sustainability, London Region, Practice and Profession and Client Adviser Steering Group. 

Appointed as CABE Enabler and Town Planning Adviser to London Borough of Islington.

Appointed by The Lawn Tennis Association, London, for four projects in support of the organisation’s focus on enhancing tennis opportunities for international and local players in the UK.

In 2013, appointed by Atkins, London, serving Crossrail Chief Engineer’s Group on Linewide Client Advice and Technical Services programme, developing line wide Requirements and advising on their acceptance for Handover in 2021. In 2017, the role included advising HS2 on outcome value station strategies.

Between 2017 and 2020, appointed by Transport Infrastructure Ireland, adviser Dublin Metrolink.

In April 2021, appointed to the Design Council Expert  network as specialist adviser.