Archinect - News 2017-08-23T11:51:35-04:00 Co-founders of London's Duggan Morris to amicably demerge Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-06-09T14:59:00-04:00 >2017-06-23T00:47:27-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="435" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The founders of Duggan Morris Architects have split the practice.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Co-founders of the London-based firm&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Duggan Morris Architects</a>&nbsp;have decided to split the business after a 13 year run. The duo, Mary Duggan and Joe Morris, had been a couple up until early 2016 and have finally released their plans to de-merge the practice following the end of their personal relationship. Joe Morris will continue on as Duggan Morris Architects, while Mary Duggan announced the launch of her eponymous new practice. She will take nine staff along with her as well as some clients.</p><p>The couple maintains that the professional parting is amicable and due to increasingly diverging interests. Since the firm was founded in 2004, they have grown into a practice of 50 and have received increasing attention and acclamation for their work. They have received nine RIBA Awards, the Manser Medal, the Stephen Lawrence Prize and two Mies van der Rohe European Prize nominations.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Here is the statement from the practice, in full:</strong></p><p><em>Since its inception by Joe Morris and Mary Duggan in 2004, Dug...</em></p> Winners of 2012 RIBA Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Prize Alexander Walter 2012-10-19T14:19:00-04:00 >2012-10-21T17:13:52-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="448" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[...] Two more outstanding projects received national RIBA honors that night: the 2012 Manser Medal for the best newly designed private house went to Maison L by Christian Pottgiesser - architecturespossibles, and the Stephen Lawrence Prize 2012 in recognition of fresh talent and smaller construction budgets went to a private house in Kings Grove, London by Duggan Morris Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>