Dixon, Sir Jeremy

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Dixon, Sir Jeremy (1939– ). English architect, a partner in Dixon Jones architects from 1989. Working independently, he designed the St Mark's Road housing estate in North Kensington (1975–9), where he addressed the concerns regarding the character of urban social housing, and took houses on the Lloyd-Baker Estate in Clerkenwell (c.1819–40) by John Booth as design precedents. Other housing developments, including Lanark Road, Maida Vale (1982), and Dudgeon Wharf, Isle of Dogs (1986–8), also contain paraphrases of early C19 London houses. Following this he won the competition to redesign the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London (1984–2000). Works undertaken by Dixon Jones include a competi-tion-winning proposal for Venice bus station (1990), the Ondaatje Wing at the National Portrait Gallery in London (1994–2000), and Darwin College study centre in Cambridge (1989–1994).


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