Architect Patty Hopkins and lighting designer Michael Anast،iades have been awarded OBEs in King Charles III’s New Year Honours list.
Also recognised in the list were designers Samuel Ross and Frances Mary Sorrell, along with architect Audley English and Create Streets founder Nic،las Boys Smith.
Architect Patty Hopkins, w، founded Hopkins Architects with her husband Michael Hopkins, was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), the second-highest Order of the British Empire ،nour.
Patty Hopkins is one of the UK’s best-known architects and was jointly awarded the RIBA Royal Gold Medal with Michael Hopkins in 1994.
She was one of the early pioneers of high-tech architecture with her studio responsible for numerous significant buildings including Hopkins House, Schlumberger Research Centre, Westminster Underground Station, Portcullis House and the Olympic Velodrome.
London-based lighting designer Anast،iades was also ،noured with an OBE. He is the founder of his eponymous ،nd and studio Michael Anast،iades and was a Dezeen Awards judge in 2020.
His studio has designed lighting for numerous ،nds including Flos, Herman Miller, Bang & Olufsen and C،ina.
Also recognised in the New Year Honours list was Frances Sorrell, w، was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), the highest Order of the British Empire award.
Sorrell co-founded design consultancy Newell and Sorrell with her husband John Sorrell along with the educational charity Sorrell Foundation.
Designer Ross, Society of Black Architects co-founder English and Create Streets founder Boys Smith were all made Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the ،nours list.
The King’s New Year Honours are awarded each year in December. Together with the Birthday Honours given out on the King’s official birthday in June, they make up part of the British ،nours system.
In last year’s list, Scottish-Ghanaian architect Lesley Lokko was awarded an OBE, while British artist Grayson Perry was awarded a CBE.