awards: 1994 Royal Gold Medal, Royal Gold Medal
Hopkins Architects Partnership LLP (formerly Michael Hopkins and Partners) is a prominent British architectural firm established in 1976 by Sir Michael and Lady Patricia Hopkins. The practice has won many awards for its work and has twice been shortlisted for the Stirling Prize, including in 2011 for the 2012 London Velodrome and in 2006 for Evelina Children’s Hospital. The founders were awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects Royal Gold Medal in 1994 and Michael Hopkins was awarded the CBE and knighted for services to architecture.
The practice is known for its attention to detail, innovative approach to construction, honest expression of materials and its energy-efficient designs.