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Stephen Williams architects was founded in 2000 in Hamburg on the strength of projects such as Malcolm McLarens Casino of Karaoke and Authenticity and the commission to design the German Headquarters of Universal Music in Berlin.

The office based in Hamburg has always worked internationally and the majority of projects are located outside of Hamburg mainly within Europe and Asia.

Admiralitätstraße 71
20146 Hamburg

Stephen Williams (* in Port Talbot, Wales) studied Architecture at Birmingham Polytechnic from 1983 to 1986, graduating with Diploma from Canterbury College of Art in 1988. After working for London based Architects such as Piers Gough and Elia Zehngelis at OMA he located to Hamburg Germany in 1994. He collaborated with Architectural offices such as Christoph Ingenhoven, Bothe Richter Teherani and as design architect with William Alsop und Jan Störmer culminating with the award winning ‘Side Hotel’ in 1999.

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Malcolm McLaren exhibition

Events, Public Spaces

The interactive multimedia exhibition displays the life and times of style-icon Malcolm McLaren within a casino environment. Large-format video installations controlled by customized fruit machines allow the player to access four themes of Malcolm McLaren’s life: his adventures in fashion, the punk rock band Sex Pistols, his own music and his private life. Set into the floor, seven illuminated trenches and corresponding vertical glass fins chronologically display memorabilia from the legendary Kings Road shop and his 12-year partnership with Vivienne Westwood.