Architecture (Part 2 ARB/RIBA) Graduate Diploma: Who teaches this course
About the faculty and staff
The Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture teaches this course. The Faculty has its roots in the studio-based approach of Britain's art school system (the original School of Art was founded in the 1890s).
Today, most of your learning still takes place in our specialist studios. Each subject area has its own fully equipped studio, where you take part in classes, tutorials and critical reviews with fellow students. This strong studio culture also ensures regular interaction between students and tutors.
Our industry connections mean we provide unique study opportunities, such as:
- the chance to have your work seen by eminent members of your profession;
- 'live' projects, site visits and placements in prestigious companies or institutions; and
- project work and workshops with visiting lecturers and industry specialists.
Our excellent reputation means that industry leaders regularly visit our student shows to see the best of the new talent.
Where is the Faculty based? Most students in the Faculty are based at the University's Knights Park campus, with courses from the School of Surveying and Planning based at Penrhyn Road campus. Our well-equipped facilities offer a modern study environment so that you graduate with cutting-edge skills and knowledge.
Staff teaching on this course
The course director for the Architecture Graduate Diploma is Christian Frost.
Design tutors include:
- Christian Frost;
- Rod Heyes – Caruso St John Architects;
- Cathy Hawley – Riches Hawley Mikhail Architects
- Andrew Houlton – Houlton Architects;
- Adam Kahn – Adam Kahn Architects;
- David Knight;
- Annalie Riches – Riches Hawley Mikhail Architects; and
- Daniel Rosbottom – drdh architects.
Support tutors for particular modules/subject areas include:
- Judy Farren Bradley (Management, Practice and Law; Conservation and Heritage);
- Pat Brown (Landscape and Urbanism);
- Andrew Budd (Design Technology);
- Dr Irina Davidovici (History and Theory);
- Christian Frost (History and Theory, Management Practice and Law);
- Andy Greig (Structural Design) – Greig Ling Engineers;
- Takeshi Hayatsu (Design Technology) – 6a Architects;
- Amanda Lewis (Sustainable Cities);
- Roger Partridge (stone carving);
- Dr Stephen Pretlove (Building Technology);
- Dr Alexandra Stara (History and Theory);
- Eleanor Suess (rapid prototyping); and
- Richard Trupp (bronze casting).
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"It was exactly the curriculum I had been hoping for when I set out to become an architect and the approach to the craft has stood me in good stead ever since." Lesley Anne Price, Thailand