Peter Rice
Selected works
1956 Joins OVE ARUP & PARTNERS in London, and stays with the practice
throughout his career
1957-8 Masters degree (structural engineering), Imperial College, London
1957-63 Works on Sydney Opera House, in Arup's London office
... architect: Jørn Utzon
1963-66 Works on Sydney Opera House, in Arup's Sydney office
... architect: Jørn Utzon
1967-68 In USA, first in New York, then as visiting scholar at Cornell University
1968 Returns to OVE ARUP & PARTNERS and joins Structures 3
1968-71 Mecca Conference Centre, Saudi Arabia ... architect: Rolf Gutbrod Architects with Frei Otto
1968-71 Works on The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, UK ... architect: Renton Howard Wood Associates
1969 Amberley Road Children's Home, London ... architect: Renton Howard Wood Associates
1970 Proposals for new stadium roof structure, National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace, London ... architect: Greater London Council
1970 Circus 70, Victoria Embankment, London ... architect: Casson Conder & Partners
1970 Perspex spiral staircase, jeweller's shop, Jermyn Street, London ... architect: Godfrey H & George P Grima
1970 Super Grimentz Ski Village, Valais, Switzerland ... architect: Godfrey H & George P Grima
1970-71 Works on Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK ... architect: Renton Howard Wood Associates
1971 St Katharine Docks regeneration works, London ... architect: Renton Howard Wood Associates
1971-77 Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France ... architect: Piano & Rogers
1976-82 Jumbo jet service hangar, Jan Smuts Airport (now OR Tambo International), Johannesburg, South Africa
1977 Friuli housing, Italy ... architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
1977 Pilkington study: roofing unit prototype development (glass fibre reinforced cement) ... architect: Richard Rogers & Partners
1977 Shelter Span prefabricated building system ... consulting engineer: Peter Rice
1978 Appointed Director of OVE ARUP & PARTNERS, remains in post until 1992
1978-81 PIANO & RICE ASSOCIATES — based in Genoa, with a small office in Paris
1978 Hammersmith Centre, London ... architect: Foster Associates
1978 Quartiere il Rigo, Corciano, Perugia, Italy ... architect: Piano & Rice Associates
1978 Industrialised construction system for Vibrocemento, Perugia, Italy ... architect: Piano & Rice Associates
1978-80 Fiat VSS experimental car, Turin, Italy ... architect: Piano & Rice Associates ... engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
1978-85 Lloyd's of London ... architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
1978-85 Patscenter, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
... architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
1979 The Victoria Shopping Centre, Southend-on-sea, Essesx, UK
... architect: Alan Stanton
1979 The Open Site educational programmes for Radio Televisione Italiana (RIA) ... production: Piano & Rice Associates
1979 UNESCO Neighbourhood Workshop, Otranto, Italy (urban development strategies) ... Piano & Rice Associates
1979-81 Fleetguard factory, Quimper, France ... architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
1980 Design for Burano Island, Venice, Italy ... architect: Piano & Rice Associates
1981-84 Tensile structures, Schlumberger HQ renovation, Montrouge, France
... architect: Renzo Piano Atelier de Paris ... engineer: RFR in assoc with Ove Arup & Partners
1981-86 Les Serres et Toiture Accueil, la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, La Villette, Paris ... architect: Adrien Fainsilber with RFR
1981-86 Menil Collection Museum, Houston, Texas, USA ... architect: Piano & Fitzgerald
1981-91 Stansted Airport, Main Terminal, UK ... architect: Foster Associates
1982 RFR (Rice Francis Ritchie sarl) founded in Paris by Peter Rice (Director 1982-92), Martin Francis and Ian Ritchie
1982 Alexandra Pavilion, London ... architect: Terry Farrell ... engineer: Ove Arup & Partners ... consulting engineer: Peter Rice for Shelter Span
1982-84 IBM Travelling Pavilion, London site ... architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop ... European tour: 1984 - 1986
1983 Jet Star 2 Building, Alton Towers, Staffordshire ... architect: Griffin Jones Associates
1983 Roof at Clifton Nurseries, Covent Garden, London ... architect: Terry Farrell
1983 Pavilions, Tate Gallery, London ... architect: Alan Stanton
1984 Appointed to the Board of OVE ARUP PARTNERSHIP (parent company of Ove Arup & Partners and Arup Associates) as a Director
1984 122 St John Street, London ... architect: Eva Jiricna
1984 Environment and motorway feasibility study, Berlin ... acoustic protection and solar heating for adjacent properties ... architect: Pascal Schöning
1984 Ballsports stadium, Berlin ... architect: Christoph Langhof Architekten
1985 Gun emplacement re-use project, North Queensferry, Lothian, Scotland ... architect: Ian Ritchie Architects
1985 Aztec West Reception Building, Bristol ... architect: Michael Hopkins & Partners
1985 Roy Square, Narrow Street, London ... architect: Ian Ritchie Architects
1985 Atrium roof, Conflans, Saint Honorine, France ... architect: Valode et Pistre
1985 Fresco restoration, Menil Collection, Houston, Texas ... art restorer: Laurence Morocco
1985 Passerelle Lintas, Paris (footbridge) ... architect: Marc Held ... engineer: RFR
1985-87 Tensile roof, Lord's Mound Stand, London ... architect: Michael Hopkins & Partners
1986 Nuage Léger, Tête Défense, Paris ... architect: JO Spreckelsen and Aéroports de Paris / Paul Andreu ... engineer: RFR in association with Ove Arup & Partners
1986 Galeries, Parc de la Villette, Paris ... architect: Bernard Tschumi ... engineer: RFR
1987 European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (unbuilt), Grenoble, France ... architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
1987-90 Stadio San Nicola, Bari, Italy ... architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
1987-92 Full Moon Theatre, France ... with: Humbert Camerlo ... engineer: Ove Arup & Partners and RFR
1987-92 Serres, Parc Citroën Cévennes, Paris ... architect: Patrick Berger ... engineer: RFR
1988 Rice appointed Honorary Fellow of the RIBA
1988-90 La Grande Nef, Tête Défense, Paris ... architect: Jean-Pierre Buffi ... engineer: RFR
1988-92 TGV/RER Station roof, Charles de Gaulle Airport, France (completed 1994) ... architects: Paul Andreu, Jean-Marie Duthilleul ... engineer: RFR
1988-92 Pabellón del Futuro, Expo '92, Seville ... architects: Martorell Bohigas Mackay with Jaume Freixa
1988-92 Kansai International Airport terminal building, Osaka Bay, Japan (completed 1994) ... architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
1990 Public canopy, Verdun, France ... architect: RFR-Peter Rice with Roustang, Cuzon & Grandgeorge
1991-92 Pyramide Inversée, Grand Louvre, Paris ... architect: IM Pei (completed 1993) ... engineer: RFR
1992 Proposal for the completion of the west front, Notre Dame de la Treille, Lille, France (Lille Cathedral, completed 1999) ... engineer: RFR
1992 Rice awarded RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture
main reference  AEI
portrait of Peter Rice  courtesy Arup

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