Chris Hildrey is an architect and designer from Liverpool, based in London. He is the director of Hildrey Studio: an award-winning creative practice that uses architectural skills to effect change through research, buildings, and services; and the founder of ProxyAddress: a social enterprise which provides stable address details to those facing homelessness, creating access to critical support services. 

He was named one of The Big Issue’s Top 100 Changemakers in 2020 and his work has received awards including the Royal Institute of British Architects’ President’s Medal for Research, the D&AD Impact Award for Humanitarian Aid, the Innovation in Politics Award for Human Rights, and was named one of the Beazley Designs of the Year in 2019. His works are held in the permanent collection of The Design Museum and have been exhibited and published internationally, including features in publications such as The New York Times, Wired, BBC, and GQ.

  • Speaker Chris Hildrey
  • Talk Title Beyond Buildings: Why Architecture Needs to Change to Make a Difference
  • Category 2021 Speaker
  • Date August 7th, 2021