PROJECT: "National Graphene Institute"
PROJECT AWARDS: 2015 BCI Awards (Major Building Project of the Year); 2015 BCI Awards (BIM Project Application of the Year); 2015 RIBAJ Excellence Awards (Award for Design & Innovation); 2015 Blueprint Awards (Shortlist); 2013 BD Education Architect of the Year Award (6th Form to University)
AWARDS: RIBA London Awards 2014; AR MIPIM Future Projects Awards 2015 (commended); Building Awards 2015 (finalist); Hackney Design Awards 2014; AJ120 International Practice of the Year 2015 (finalist)
Arch. Tony Ling joined Jestico + Whiles in 1989 and became a Director in 2008. An architect of over 30 years’ experience, Tony has worked in Canada, France and the UK on a number of building types including universities, research, offices, housing, cultural, hotels and infrastructural projects.
Tony was the Project Director for the National Graphene Institute at the University of Manchester, a £62m state-of-the-art physics research facility for graphene and 2D materials, working closely with the Director of the institute, Professor Konstantin Novoselov, Nobel laureate in Physics and co-discoverer of graphene to establish the Brief and throughout the design development of the building.
His work in the higher education sector includes the Mountbatten Nanotechnology Research Centre at The University of Southampton (2009 RIBA Award, 2011 AIA Honour Award), the Australian Institute of Nanoscience at the School of Physics, University of Sydney and 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, a 12000sqm teaching and academic reserach facility for the London School of Economics.
Tony Ling was also the team leader overseeing the Thameslink Programme Borough Market project in London for Network Rail, which received a RIBA London Regional award in 2014. He has been a member of the New London Architecture Award and World Architecture News Award panels and has taught at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London and is a visiting critic at the AA.