Caruso St John

Canadian British/British Architects

Born 1962/1959

Refined details and carefully chosen materials are hallmarks of Caruso St John’s thoughtful approach to architecture. Founded by Adam Caruso and Peter St John in 1990, the practice began its rise to international prominence with the New Art Gallery in Walsall in 2000.

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Refined details and carefully chosen materials are hallmarks of Caruso St John’s thoughtful approach to architecture. Founded by Adam Caruso and Peter St John in 1990, the practice began its rise to international prominence with the New Art Gallery in Walsall in 2000.

It has completed a string of award-winning arts spaces, including the Newport Street Gallery for Damien Hirst in London, which won the 2016 Stirling Prize – the UK’s highest accolade for a building – the Centre of Contemporary Art in Nottingham and the restructuring and extension of London’s V&A Museum of Childhood. Caruso St John was appointed architect for Tate Britain in 2007, recently completing the museum’s acclaimed renovation of the existing galleries and public spaces, and has designed a series of galleries for the Gagosian in London, Paris, Hong Kong, and Rome. In 2011 Adam Caruso was appointed Professor of Architecture and Construction at the ETH Zurich. Peter St John is currently an external examiner at the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture in Aberdeen and Cardiff School of Architecture and a visiting professor at London Metropolitan University.