Neil Pritchard is a Chartered Architect and combines teaching at Sheffield Hallam University with his own private practice.
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.
Pritchard, N. (2017). An investigation into the use of an atomised, hermeneutic, holistic approach in education relating to the architectural design process. International Journal of Educational and Pedagogical Sciences, 11 (7), 1902-1905. http://doi.org/10.1999/1307-6892/10007687
Attending AECB conferences and workshops
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching 2005
Maintaining Continued Professional Development (CPD) within RIBA Framework for conduct and technical competence
Neil is coordinator for the social cycling (dynamic blue-sky staff bonding) activity taking place within DAP