RSA recognises excellence in design with five RDI awards
22 November 2010
Five people are to be recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society by becoming Royal Designers for Industry (RDI). The awards, in association with Jaguar, whose founder, Sir William Lyons received an RDI in 1954, will be made at an award ceremony held at the RSA on Thursday 25 November.
The award winners are: Patrick Bellew (Environmental engineer) for his leadership in the field of eco-generation and his contribution to the environmental performance of buildings; Peter Clegg (Architect) for social and environmental design in the UK and Africa; Sir Terence Conran for his lifetime’s work in using good design to improve the quality of life of many people; Edward Cullinan (Architect) for his leadership in the design of buildings as a social force, and David Watkins (Jeweller) for his education work, his link with manufacturing and his innovative use of design and materials to make jewellery more accessible.