6 December 2022

Biba Dow, “Quiet Marvels”*

* from ‘out of the marvellous as he had known It’, Lightnings VIII, Seamus Heaney.

Advanced studies’ seminar on sacred space hosted by Eric Parry Architects, 6 December 2022. With Biba Dow (Dow Jones Architects):

00:00:00 Dagmar Weston, Alberto Pérez-Gómez, Nicholas Temple
0:01:06 Nicholas Temple
00:05:15 Eric Parry
00:06:19 Nicholas Temple
00:06:33 Biba Dow – Keynote presentation
00:47:15 Nicholas Temple
00:51:42 Matthew Barac
00:56:24 Dagmar Motycka Weston
01:03:41 Alberto Pérez-Gómez
01:04:34 Eric Parry

Biba Dow is an architect practicing in London. She studied architecture at the University of Cambridge, and co-founded Dow Jones Architects with Alun Jones in 2000. The practice has a particular interest in urban generosity, cultural connections and material richness. Their work has won multiple awards, and Biba was shortlisted for Architect of the Year in the 2018 Women in Architecture Awards. Recent projects include the Garden Museum, Maggie’s Cardiff, the Peter von Kant Gallery and St Mary Magdalene in Paddington.

Biba lectures and writes on the work of her practice and on wider cultural ideas, and has been involved with teaching and examining throughout her career. She is a regular awards assessor, and sits on the Cathedral Fabric Committee at Coventry Cathedral, as well as on several design review panels.