27th April 1998

Date of Birth: 20/07/66
E-mail: Clean driving licence
Married, one child (son).

Academic Qualifications : -

University of Westminster (Ongoing-to finish Sept 1998)
Professional Practice Architecture (R.I.B.A. Part III) (1997-)

Liverpool University
B.Arch. Architecture (R.I.B.A. Part II) (1996)
B.A. (Hons.) Architecture (R.I.B.A. Part I) (1992)

International House, London
R.S.A. Certificate to Teach English (TEFL) (1989)

Merton College, Oxford University
B.A. (Hons.) English Language and Literature 2:1 (1988)

Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire (scholarship)
"A" Levels: English (B, with Distinction in Special Paper), Maths (B), Physics (A, with Credit), Biology (A) (1983-84)
13 "O" Levels, including: French (A), Additional French (B), Latin (B), History (B) (1980-82)

Work Experience : -

Crane and Associates
1 Dawes Court, High St.
Esher Surrey KT10 9QD
Architectural Assistant
(themed food court, shopping centres, offices, shops, signage) (1996-)

Shambhala House, The Findhorn Foundation, Moray
Design of Buddhist temple and two houses (1995-)

Ian McCook Architect,
Ladies' Walk, Inverness
Presentation graphics (1995)

L-Scene magazine, Liverpool
Architecture Editor (1994)

Tate Gallery, Albert Dock, Liverpool.
Designer, Moral Tales exhibition (1994)

Harper Mackay Architects
36 Charterhouse Sq., London EC1M 6EA
Architectural Assistant
(large-scale office fit out for Sony music) (1993)

Munkenbeck + Marshall Architects
3 Pine St., London EC1R 0JH
Architectural Assistant
(restaurant, flat,tennis club) (1993)

Liverpool University
CAD Tutor/ Assistant to Module Tutor (1993)

Oxford Intensive School of English
Teacher of English to children (1989)

Chatto and Windus
Publisher's Reader (1988)

Oxford University Press
Research and copy for reference books (1988-9)

Travel : -

Germany (shortly after reunification) and Czechoslovakia (1990)
Taiwan (staying with a Chinese family), as well as to mainland China (1989) Egypt and Argentina (Buenos Aires and the Pampas) (1988)
Iceland in to take photographs, one of which was published in The Sunday Telegraph Magazine (1983)

Technical Skills: -

Used every day for the past two years at least: MiniCad, Photoshop, Excel, Word, XPress, WordPerfect for Windows
Used often, and very fluent:StrataVision, Freehand, HTML (writing web pages), Retrospect.
Used every day at one time, still fluent:AutoCAD Release 12 for both UNIX and Windows. 3D Studio.
Equally at home with Macs, UNIX or DOS; able to convert quickly to any CAD package (has also used Microstation).

The Tate Gallery competition win (36k) gave experience of managing a project alone, and has run other small jobs including a 80k office fit out, and acted as chief draughtsman on schemes for prestige clients.

Not formally trained in graphics, but has designed letterheads, signage and logos as part of service packages.

Course in historic building repair, and use of slaked lime, 1995.
Extensive knowledge of architectural history.
Reasonable fluency in spoken French, and good reading ability.
Photography and model making.

Referees : -




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