Core researchers

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  • 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

    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...

  • Dr Sandra Costa

    Course Director MA 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...

  • Dr Colette Jeffrey

    Associate Professor - Wayfinding and Inclusive Design

    Colette is Associate Professor of Wayfinding and Inclusive Design. She has a Doctorate in navigation, wayfinding and architecture and is an expert in why people get lost inside buildings having devised wayfinding strategies for over 30 NHS hospitals, the Natural History Museum in London, Tower Bridge, Wembley Arena, Heathrow...

  • Dr Matthew Jones

    Head of School

    Matthew is Associate Professor and Head of Birmingham School of Architecture & Design. He is an architect and academic with expertise in making places and communities. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Design Council Expert. A graduate of the Welsh School of Architecture (WSA), Matthew worked at the...

  • Dr Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez

    Deputy Programme Director, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

    Maria Jose Martinez holds a PhD in Architecture (Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid). Her PhD thesis entitled Dynamic Cartographies: Body and movement in the architectural space is an investigation into how architectural and urban space influence the way we relate to space. Her MA in Advanced Theatre Practice...

  • Professor Rachel Sara

    Oscar Naddermier Professor of Architecture | National Teaching Fellow

    Rachel’s research explores the way in which health and wellbeing can be affected by architecture and design. She also explores ‘other' forms of architecture, specifically examining transdisciplinary architecture practices through collaborations between architecture and dance, co-design and hands-on, community-based...

  • Dr. Jieling Xiao

    Senior Lecturer in Environmental Design

    Jieling teaches Environmental Design at the Birmingham School of Architecture. She completed her B.Arch in Architecture at Wuhan University of Technology in China and holds an MArch degree in Urban Design from University College London. Jieling’s Ph.D explored smellscapes in intermodal transit spaces in the UK and China from a...

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