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Bryan Avery RIBA
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is a London
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, born in Berkshire
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, England in 1944
He studied architecture at Leicester College of Art (now the De Montfort University
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), followed by a MA in the History and Theory of Architecture at Essex University under Professors Joseph Rykwert
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and Dalibor Veseley. He established his own practice Avery Architects Associates in 1978.
The practice has built a wide range of projects ranging from theatres and museums to offices and educational buildings, many of which have won respected awards.
- Museum of the Moving Image, London (1988)
- Neathouse Place offices, London (1997)
- Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
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- BFI London IMAX
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, London (1999)
- The London Transport Museum, London (2007)
- 7-10 Old Bailey offices, London (2009)
Avery Associates Architects website