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John Morgan

Assistant Professor in Architecture/ Course Director, MArch (ARB/ RIBA Part 2) course, Faculty of Engineering

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Biography

Architect, urbanist and academic.

RIBA, ARB

B.Env.Studies, B.Arch (Waterloo), MSc Cities Design and Social Science (LSE)

John is a part of the Architecture, Culture and Tectonics (ACT) Research Group.

Research Summary

Year Title

2012 London Lessons

Type: book (publication pending), approx. 200 pages/ Publisher: EPFL, Lapa studio/ Editors: J. Morgan, Prof. H.Gugger/ Pagination: 200 pages

2012 Field + Tactics: future of praxis in our twenty-first century

Architecture + Tectonics Research Group Symposium, 02.05.2012.

Selected Publications

  • MORGAN, J., ed., 2011. Before + After: what future Laurieston? Glasgow School of Art.
  • MORGAN, J. and GUGGER, H., 2013. London lessons: teaching + research in architecture École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne. (In Press.)
  • MORGAN, J. and HANNA, R., 2013. Maggie’s Centres: methodology for objective appraisal of the hospice environment’s performance in palliative care TBC. 10 (In Press.)

Past Research

Year Title

2011 Before + After: What Future Laurieston?

Type: book, 244 pages/ Publisher: Mackintosh School of Architecture/ Editors: J. Morgan with F.Watson and R. Bateman/

2011 Design Council: Reducing Violence and Agreession in A+E by Design

Type: Funding proposal, 20 pages/ Publisher: MSA/ Co-Authors: Dr Raid Hanna and David Morley Architects

2009 The Pin Up

Type: Exhibition Catalogue with introductory essay, 50 pages/ Publisher: MSA/ Co-Authors: Prof D. Porter (Foreword)

2007 Thames Gateway Spatial Planning

Type: Master's Dissertation, London School of Economics/ Publisher: author/

2007 Vinex: Housing via Spatial Planning

Type: Essay, chapter from book Housing and the City (pp.117-120)/ Publisher: Cities Programme, London School of Economics

Other

2009-11 Friday Lecture Series - MSA Public Lecture Series Co-ordinator and Host Lecturer (research into contemporary practice)

2009 The Pin Up - Exhibition of MSA student work from all stages, exploring the nature of drawing in the digital age (see above for catalogue)

Future Research

Will be pursuing the following projects in 2012-13: -

1_Compact Cities: A Critical Appraisal of Empirical Studies (1999-2011).

2_ Compact Cities: Measurable Impact of Density on Sustainable Urbanism.

3_Maggie's Centres: Methodology for objective appraisal of the hospice environment's performance in palliative care.

4_Light: Simulation and Reality in Studies of the architecture of Alvar Aalto, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Mies van der Rohe.

5_Digital Fabrication: Fabrication, 3D patterns and panelling: Applying the digital to Charles Eames and Alvar Aalto.

  • MORGAN, J. and GUGGER, H., 2013. London lessons: teaching + research in architecture École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne. (In Press.)
  • MORGAN, J. and HANNA, R., 2013. Maggie’s Centres: methodology for objective appraisal of the hospice environment’s performance in palliative care TBC. 10 (In Press.)
  • MORGAN, J., ed., 2011. Before + After: what future Laurieston? Glasgow School of Art.

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