My teaching philosophy has been driven by a belief in the principle of ‘personal experience’, and the knowledge gained from a primary cognitive source.
With reference to design education this form of learning has proved to be valuable in terms of the thinking process, and the unique results attained
In putting together this website, which includes a significant amount of visual material, it has been difficult to decide on the images that clearly represent the essence of my teaching. Showing the main body of design teaching; the work, the briefs, the students, the studios, the events and lectures provide some insights into the nature of the subject, but I feel that the elusive essence resides in the encompassing spirit embodied within the parts.
The work selected portrays a wide spectrum projects, and specific works relating to my continuing commitment to design education. I have also included some key figures, trips, events, texts, moments and workshops in relation to the teaching experience.
Senior Lecturer, MA Architecture and Urban Studies, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture
University of Brighton (UK) 2006 - ongoing
Visiting Lecturer, BA (Hons) Advanced Design, Faculty of Architecture
University of Chiang Mai (Thailand) 2004 - 2005
Visiting Professor, Undergraduate Architecture & Design
HDK Gothenberg (Sweden) 2003
Visiting Professor, Undergraduate Interior Architecure
ZHdk University of the Arts, Zurich (Germany) 2003
Visiting Lecturer, Summer Session - Architecture, Pratt School of Architecture
Brooklyn, New York (USA) 2002
Head AA Foundation, AA Foundation Course
Architectural Association, London (UK) 2001 - 2002
Resident Professor, Spatial Design Short Course, Faculty of Architecture
University of Texas, Austin (USA) 1998
Professor, MA Architecture & Design, BA (Hons) Archtecture & Design
RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology), Melbourne (Australia) 1990 - 2001,
Visiting Lecturer, AA Short Course Summer School
Architectural Association, London (UK) 1997
Visiting lecturer, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture
Chilterns University, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (UK) 1997
Unit Master - AA School of Architecture, London, (UK) 1980- 1989.
Course Master, L.A Summer Programme ‘The Architecture of London’
Royal College of Art, London (UK) 1988
Visiting Lecturer, Oxford/Frankfurt International programme
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford (UK) 1987
Visiting Lecturer, ‘This Welded Earth’ project'
Curtin University of Technology, Perth (Australia) 1987
Design Thesis teaching and co-ordination, Department of Interior Design
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University, High Wycombe (UK) 1983-1989
Visiting lecturer, Special Project ’Safe’ - London Metropolitan University, London (UK) 1979.
First Year tutor, BA Architecture, Faculty of Architecture,
University of Cambridge, Cambridge (UK) 1979
Tutor and Co-Founder of the London Summer School
AA School of Architecture, London (UK) 1978