Peter is a Professor of Urban Design at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London and a partner of Bishop & Williams consultants. For 25 years he was a planning director at four different Central London Boroughs, and has worked on major projects at large and complex sites in the UK, including Canary Wharf the BBC and King’s Cross.
In 2006 he was appointed as the first Director of Design for London, the Mayor’s architecture and design studio, and in 2008 served as the Deputy Chief Executive at the London Development Agency. In 2011 he carried out a policy on behalf of the Government, “The Bishop Review”, on ways in which the quality of design in the built environment may be improved. Recent projects include master planning frameworks for Old Oak Common (High Speed 2 interchange), the Palace of Westminster, and Ansan City Centre (Korea). In 2018 he was commissioned by the Government Architect of New South Wales to carry out a comprehensive review of their policies and programmes.
Peter lectures and teaches extensively, has been a design advisor to the Mayors of London, Bucharest, Ansan and Zhuhai. He was on the jury for the Sochi Winter Olympics Legacy, the Jabal Omar development in Mecca and central Dallas regeneration project. He is an honorary fellow of University College London, an honorary fellow of the RIBA, holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Kingston and in 2017 was Distinguished Visiting Scholar at UTS Sydney. He is currently leading a significant research project on the ways to foster strong communities in housing regeneration.
His book, “The Temporary City”, explores the origins of current thinking on temporary urbanism (Routledge 2012). He also examined the political processes behind major developments in “Planning, Politics and City Making – a case study of King’s Cross” (RIBA Publishing 2016).
Dr David Bohua Tann
Head of School Architecture, Computing And Engineering (ACE)
David has twenty-six years of teaching, research and management experience in the UK higher education sector, starting as a lecturer, senior lecturer, principal lecturer and then took up academic leadership and managerial positions since 2005. As an academic, he has been actively engaging in curriculum development, validation, accreditation, student experience, international partnerships, student recruitment, external examination and a variety of committee activities. Prior to joining UEL he was the Assistant Dean (International) at the School of Engineering and Computing, University of the West of Scotland, having previously served as Head of Department at London South Bank University and Deputy Head of Department of Engineering at the then University of Glamorgan (now South Wales). He worked at British Coal South Wales and as a Structural Design Engineer in Cardiff for a number of years, structures that he was the main designer for include the Cardiff Copthorne Hotel and SHAW building in Wales. David was one of the youngest university graduates and tutors in China after graduating with a top student of the year award at the age of nineteen and before settling down in the UK.
Assistant Master of ENSA, Toulouse
As Managing Director of the São Paulo location, Fernando Vidal is responsible for the day-to-day management of our 50-person office. He has been with the firm for 17 years, and in the role of Managing Director and Partner since 2001. During this time, Fernando has successfully delivered innovative and thoughtful design solutions. Fernando’s clients benefit from his years of knowledge and understanding of a wide range of project types, and his management skills and design expertise have led to impressive results executed on their behalf.
Associate Professor of Architecture
Professor Marshall Arne joined the faculty at the Hammons School of Architecture full time in 2001. Prior to this, for 18 years in practice, he held design leadership roles with architectural firms in the San Francisco bay area, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Kansas City, Missouri. He continues to practice as principal of Art & Architecture LLC as well as participating in national and international architectural design competitions.
Adjunct /Temporary vice ga
Division of Architectural Lighting and Design
Head of Division
Lilian Crum is a Michigan-based educator, designer and visual artist. She is a partner and lead designer at Unsold Studio, a collaborative art and design studio that focuses on producing work for creative culture, lifestyle brands and the public good. Clients include The Kresge Foundation, Midtown Detroit, Inc., Culture Lab Detroit, New Order Coffee Roasters and Cranbrook Art Museum. The studio recently won a Commerce Design Detroit award for brand design for New Order Coffee Roasters, and has spoken at Singapore Design Week. They have previously exhibited Drinks x Design in Grandmont Rosedale (Detroit, Michigan), Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa) and Pratt Institute (New York, New York). Crum is also an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and the Director of the Graphic Design program at Lawrence Technological University. Lilian received her MFA in 2D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art and her HBA in Art and Art History from the University of Toronto and Sheridan College.
I am a Professor and Head of the Department of Design (2013) at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. I hold a PhD in History and Theory Arts (2007). I am a member of the Lithuanian Association of Architects (1998); of the Association of Lithuanian Landscape Architects (1994) (since 2016 as chairperson of the expert council); of the Lithuanian Chamber of Architects (since 2017). I am involved in a range of programmes, projects, commissions and workshops. I am a certified architectural expert (since 2003), an expert at the Lithuanian Evaluation Centre of the Quality of Studies (since 2010) and a member of the certification commission for architects on behalf of Lithuania's Ministry of Environment (2010-2014) etc. I am a participant in many international and national conferences and seminars.
I have authored approx. 70 publications, several training books including: “City Planning Regulations and Democracy”, “Complex Planning-Design Methodology”, the monograph “A Discourse on the Members of Urban Spatial Formation under Conditions of Modern Democracy”. My research covers the history of material and industrial design, the architecture, urban planning and design, landscape architecture, city planning regulations, public-private partnerships, societal participation in city formation design and the sustainable formation of living environments at micro and macro scales.
I have also organised one or with co-authors more than 45 projects in the fields of science, urban architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, graphic design etc. I have worked on the Vilnius county development plan (2003), the Vilnius city master plan (2006), as well as on the urban planning documents and design projects at a national and international level including: An urban design concept of the district in Malmo (Sweden) (2005); An landscape architectural design concept "The concept of Lukiškės Square project in Vilnius" (2012), "Žirmūnai-flowering gardens" concept of the valley of river NERIS in Vilnius (2012), the concept of the “GREEN HALL 2” in Vilnius as part of an architectural design competition for business center (2012); An architectural design project "Modernizing Children's Socialization Centers in Lithuania" (2018) etc. My works has won a number of prizes.
I am on the editorial board of science periodicals: “Acta Architecturale Naturalis” (Tallinn University of Technology), “Civil Engineering and Architecture” (Horizon Research Publishing, USA), "International Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education“ (Academicians‘ Reserch Center (India)), “International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications” (Iran), „The Educational Review“ (USA) and „Smart Construction Research“ (Singapore). I have works has been recognised with awards from the Lithuanian Prime Minister, the Parliament’s Committee on Environment Protection, the mayors of Vilnius, Šiauliai and Bursa (Turkey) etc.
Prof. Mark Blaschitz
Teaches as Professor of Housing, Fundamentals and Design in the Department of Architecture. In higher education policy vice chairman of the study commission architecture and member of the senate.
Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart/
Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
Steve Coy currently works as Associate Professor at Lawrence Technical University. He holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Michigan and an MFA from the University of Hawaii. Coy is an artist and designer who’s work spans many genres including installation art, conceptual art, speculative art, and public art. His most notable project Hygienic Dress League (HDL), a collaboration with his wife, is a conceptual art project that uses a corporation as a new and original form art. The couple’s public installations have been exhibited on numerous occasions in Detroit, MI, and they have appeared internationally in cities including Beijing, China; Berlin, Germany; Montreal, Canada; Madrid, Spain; and Vannes, France, among others. In 2017 their work was the subject of a solo exhibition at the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo in Bogota, Colombia. HDL has been featured in notable outlets including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone Magazine, The Economist, NYLON, CityLab, HuffPost, and Politiken.