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  • Professor Mohsen Aboutorabi

    Professor of Architecture

    Mohsen's research interest is on the socio-cultural aspects of the built environment and how the phenomenon of globalisation is affecting the local identity of the place.

  • Dr Mersha Aftab

    MA Design Management Course Director

    Dr. Mersha Aftab is a senior lecturer in Design Management and the course director for postgraduate design management courses at Birmingham City University. Before joining the Faculty of Architecture, Design, and Media in September 2019, she was a Senior Lecturer in Innovation at the Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences,...

  • Dr Matthew Armitt

    Lecturer in Architecture | Deputy Lead Level 5 BA (Hons) Architecture

    Matthew’s research is on the period of the 1920s and 1930s on Soviet Architecture, Theory, and Architectural Teaching. Through his past research, Matthew has explored the revolutionary architectural teaching methods of the Russian Architecture School VKhUTEMAS (Higher Artistic and Technical Studios) through a discipline of...

  • Dr Jemma Browne

    School Coordinator, Cultural Context, History & Theory

    Jemma teaches history and theory of Architecture and Design and coordinates the overall delivery and development of this strand of all the courses in the School, as well as contributing to the development of the School research environment and supervising PhD students. Jemma completed her Doctoral research Spatial...

  • Katriona Byrne

    Course Director MA Conservation of the Historic Environment

    Katriona's BA in History of Art led her to work on the Pevsner Architectural Guide for Dublin and on the National Inventory of Ireland. The Historic Heart of Dublin European project led to a postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Inventorying and Recording. Katriona then worked for about 10 years as a local authority...

  • Oliver Chapman

    Deputy Leader Level 4 Architecture, Lecturer in Architecture

    Oliver enjoys opportunities to explore design and learning within the intense learning and testing environments of the professional and academic studio, and he strongly believe that maintaining a connection between the architecture profession and a wider discourse on architecture, design and craft is vital for practitioners to...

  • Natalie Cole

    BA Product and Furniture Design lecturer

    Natalie is a Lecturer on the BA (hons) Product and Furniture Design programme. She currently teaches Level 4 students, as well as being the Link Tutor for Birmingham City University International College. Prior to joining the University, Natalie managed and curated the craft programme for Wolverhampton Arts and...

  • Alessandro Columbano FHEA, BArch, MA, BA (Hons)

    Senior Lecturer, Enterprise Coordinator, STEAMhouse Academic

    Alessandro is a Senior Lecturer at the Birmingham School of Architecture and Design. He also co-established and leads the Collaborative Laboratory (Co.LAB) a teaching intiative and organisation within the school that integrates teaching with practice through live projects, staff research/design and external consultancy.   ...

  • Dr Sandra Costa

    Lecturer in Landscape Architecture

    Sandra is a lecturer and researcher in landscape architecture and design with diversified experience encompassing teaching, research and professional practice. She has lectured in the UK and Portugal 
  in undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Her teaching explores current issues and challenges faced by landscapes and the...

  • Michael Dring

    Programme Director, MArch Architecture

    Mike Dring is an architect, senior lecturer, MArch programme director and researcher at the Birmingham School of Architecture and Design. He brings seven years of professional practice to his role with a track record of delivering award winning projects. He is involved in a number of emergent and established research projects...

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