RIBA awards 14 Fellowships

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has awarded 14 new Honorary Fellowships.Honorary Fellowships reward the particular contributions people have made to architecture in its broadest sense: its promotion, administration and outreach; and its role in the nation's cultural life and progress towards sustainability. The lifetime honour is conferred annually.

The RIBA's 2009 Honorary Fellows are:

Peter Ackroyd – writer

Stephen Bayley – architecture and design critic

Loren Butt – mechanical engineer

David Fisk – engineer

Michael Ingall – developer

Doreen Lawrence – supporter of architecture and founder of the Stephen Lawrence Trust

Laura Lee – client and oncology nurse, involved in developing Maggie's Centres

Duncan Michael – engineer

Jonathan Porritt - environmentalist

Allain Provost – landscape architect

Andrew Scoones – supporter of architecture

Richard Sennett – writer

James Turrell – artist

Madelon Vriesendorp - artist

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