I'm an architect based in the West Midlands, UK. I live with my family in a self-build labour of love called home4self - a slightly idiosyncratic experiment in architecture, construction and materials that won a few awards, although the neighbours probably still don't know what to make of it.

You can contact me via or find me in the usual places, such as twitter and instagram.

Public Bio

architecture + teaching

At Axis Design Architects we specialise in homes and community-based projects and have played a role in improving social housing, public consultation and environmental design in the region since the 1980s.

As a visiting tutor to the Birmingham School of Architecture, I have taught across the undergraduate and postgraduate program and I'm currently assisting with Level 4 and 6 design studios.

research + interests

I grew up during the birth of the Personal Computer, the launch of the Space Shuttle and creation of the WWW so my personal interests outside architecture tend to have a science, technology and computing bias.

I'm currently engaged in reading and discussion around the space industry, interested in particular in the future of space habitation, closed-loop systems and materials science.

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Plus some other stuff.

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