Prior to qualifying as an Architect, Neil worked with Conservation Architects and worked at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) Preparing Slide/tape information packs for Architects/ Building Designers on Low Energy House Design.
Neil qualified in 1985 and worked in a range of Private Practice Firms and A Housing Association. Neil’s field of experience ranges across Social Housing, Private Housing, and commercial built form.
More specifically, Neil targets Community Enterprise Developments and has, to date designed and supervised the construction of a business development centre, a community nursery, a business park, a Community Centre (conversion from a Church Hall) and a sports Centre. In parallel with the ‘community-led projects’.
Neil’s work comprises new-build and housing alterations. Neil began teaching at Sheffield Hallam University in 1992 and gained a permanent contract fractional post (variable fraction) in 1995. Since then Neil has taught into modules relating to Planning, Urban Design, Housing, Architecture (Design), Architecture (History), and Architectural Technology under a 0.5 fractional post.