CV

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Qualifications:

PG Dip in Professional Practice in Architecture, RIBA/ARB pt III (Distinction), University of Westminster, 2011-2012

PG Dip Architecture, RIBA/ARB pt II (Distinction), University of Westminster, 2008-2010

BSc Architectural Studies, RIBA/ARB pt I (2:1), Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University, 2004-2007

Additional Qualifications:

Certificate in Construction Project Management , Royal Institute of British Architects, 2013

Health, Safety and Environment Test, Managerial and Professional Level , Construction Industry Training Board, 2011

Membership of Professional Bodies:

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Chartered Member, 2013 - present

Architects Registration Board (ARB), Registered Architect, 2012 - present

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS), Professionally Qualified Person, 2011 - present

Present Employment:

Design Studio Tutor, Studio 10 (Architecture BA, Year 2 & Year 3), University of Brighton, School of Architecture and Design, September 2016 - present

Co-founder, Involve architecture collective, September 2012 - present

Associate Director, bpr architects, January 2011 - present

Previous Employment:

Design Studio Tutor, Studio A (Architecture BA, Year 2), Newcastle University, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, September 2015 – June 2016

Architecture in Education Team Member, Open City, 2010 - 2011

Architectural Assistant, Capita Symonds, 2007 – 2008

Teaching and Learning:

Design Studio Tutor, Studio 10 University of Brighton, School of Architecture and Design 

Architecture BA, Year 2 - UCAS Code: K100 – Module AD570 Projects V (Studio)

Architecture BA, Year 2 - UCAS Code: K100 – Module AD571 Projects VI (Studio)

Architecture BA, Year 3 - UCAS Code: K100 - Module AD670 Projects V (Studio)

Architecture BA, Year 3 - UCAS Code: K100 - Module AD671 Projects VI (Studio)

Design Studio Tutor, Studio A Newcastle University, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape

Architecture BA, Year 2 - UCAS Code: K100 – Module ARC2001 Architectural Design 2.1

Knowledge Transfer:

Visiting lecturer, Syracuse University (London), Philosophy: Technology, Values, and the Future

Visiting external reviewer, University of Westminster, Architecture MA, Major Thesis Project

Visiting external reviewer, University of Westminster, MArch, Architectural Design

Visiting external reviewer, Newcastle University, MArch, Architectural Design

Visiting external reviewer, Newcastle University, MArch, Dissertation in Architecture

Visiting external reviewer, Newcastle University, Architecture BA, Year 1, Architectural Design

Visiting external reviewer, Bartlett School of Architecture, BSc Architecture, Architectural Design

Visiting external reviewer, UCL, MSc Urban Studies, Major Thesis Project

Visiting external reviewer, University of Brighton, Architecture BA, Year 1, Architectural Design

Volunteer professional mentor, Architecture in Schools Primary 2014, Open City

Volunteer professional mentor, Architecture in Schools Primary 2013, Open City

Volunteer professional, Architect in the House 2013, Shelter

Volunteer professional mentor, Junior Open House 2012, Open City

Volunteer professional mentor, Accelerate into Architecture 2012, Open City

Volunteer professional mentor, Architecture in Schools Secondary 2012, Open City

Volunteer professional mentor, Architecture in Schools Secondary 2011, Open City

Volunteer professional mentor, Summer Architecture Academy 2010, Open City

Articles and chapters in edited books

Butt, A. and Roberts, D. (Forthcoming) ‘Narrative Arcs’ in Regeneration Stories, Eds. Duman, A. and Hancox, D., Pluto Press

Butt, A. (Forthcoming) ‘Why Architects Should Read Pulp Science-Fiction, Now!’ in Imagining and Making the World: Reconsidering Architecture and Utopia - Volume 2, Ed. Coleman, N., Ralahine Utopian Studies

Dorrian, E., (2014) Contributors: Butt, A., Cummings, N., Dorrian, E., Knox-Williams, C., and Smith, D. ‘Utopographies: Evaluation, Consensus and Location: Experts From Beyond (A Script) FYP-PS-06’, Five Years Publication, Public Series no. 6

Refereed articles in academic journals

Butt, A. (Forthcoming) ‘Vicarious Vertigo: The emotional experience of height in the science fiction city’, Emotion, Space and Society – Special Issue ‘Vertigo in the City’

Butt, A. (Forthcoming) ‘City Limits: Boundary Conditions and the Building-Cities of Science Fiction’, Open Library of the Humanities – Special Issue Series:Imaginaries of the Future’

Butt, A. (2016) ‘Between the Image and the Building: An Architectural Tour of High-Rise’, Critical Quarterly, Volume 58, Issue 1, April 2016, pp. 76–83, DOI: 10.1111/criq.12247

Other refereed articles:

Butt, A. (Forthcoming) ‘Building Imaginary Worlds: An Invitation to Construct’, Continent

Butt, A. (2015) ‘Control Towers: Life and Limitations in The World Inside’, Low-Res: Architectural theory, Politics and Criticism, Pilot Issue ‘High-Rise’, pp. 134-144

Butt, A. and Knox-Williams, C. (2015) ‘The Possibility of Failure: Chasing Utopia’, Alter Periodical, Spring 2015, Volume 2

Published conference contributions:

Butt, A. (2015) ‘City Limits: Social structures in the building-cities of science fiction’, in Vertigo in the City: Conversations between the Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Eds. Deriu, D. and Kane, J. eISBN: 978-0-903109-49-9

Belli, J., Brady, F., Butt, A., Coleman, N., Carlyle, A., Desseault, A., Doing, K., Dorrian, E., Jukes, H., Knox-Williams, C., Oosthuizen, M., Regina, B., Kobata, K., Niitsu, A., Smith, D., Stock, A., and Tarka, S. (2014) Utopographies: Evaluation, Consensus and Location, Critical Practice, University of the Arts London

Ramchurn, R. (2014) ‘Building Brave New Worlds: The Architecture of Sci-fi Movies,’ Architects’ Journal, December 3, http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/culture/building-bravenew-worlds-the-architecture-of-sci-fi-movies/8673490

Conference contributions:

Butt, A. (Forthcoming) ‘Science Fiction Aesthetics: Tensions between Reality and the Radical,’ Fantasy in Reality, at the Courtauld Institute of Art.

Butt, A. (Forthcoming) ‘Innovations in Teaching and Learning Space in Science and Technology,’ SCHOMS (Standing Conference for Heads of Media Services) Annual Conference, at Exeter University.

Butt, A. (2016) 'Scaling the Heights: Mega-Structures of Science Fiction,’ Scaling the Heights Symposium, Architecture Research Collaborative (ARC) at Newcastle University, Tyne Bridge. Part of the ‘Being Human’ festival, School of Advanced Study, University of London in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.

Butt, A. (2016) 'Ascending the Urban: Climbing the Mega-structures of Science Fiction’ Mountains and Megastructures Symposium, Architecture Research Collaborative (ARC) at Newcastle University

Butt, A. (2016) Keynote Address ‘Innovative Pedagogies in Practice’ Higher Education Estates Forum 2016, Stable Events, Whittlebury Hall

Butt, A. (2015) 'City Limits: Social Structures in the Building-Cities of Science Fiction',  Utopian Studies Society Annual Conference, Utopian Studies Society, Newcastle University

Butt, A. (2015) ‘Vicarious Vertigo: The Social Experience of Height in the Science-Fiction City’, Vertigo in the City, University of Westminster and Wellcome Trust, University of Westminster

Butt, A. (2015) 'Managing a Master Plan: Case Study of Middlesex University’, Higher Education Estates Forum 2015, Stable Events, Whittlebury Hall

Butt, A. (2014) 'Managing a Master Plan’ Education Estates Conference 2014, Step Connect with support from EFA, Manchester Central

Butt, A. (2014) ‘The Possibility of Failure’ Utopographies: Evaluation, Consensus and Location, UAL & Critical Practice & The Department of Things to Come, Triangle Space at University of the Arts London

Butt, A. (2014) 'Block Capitals: From the High-Rise to the Vertical City', Building Brave New Worlds: The Architecture of Sci-fi Movies, British Film Institute and Design Council, BFI

Butt, A. (2014) 'Vertical Worlds: of Climbing and Sinking', RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2014, ‘Vertical Worlds’ Session, Social and Cultural Geography Research Group, Royal Geographic Society

Butt, A. (2014) 'Between the Image and the City: Vertical London,’ LonCon 3: The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, WorldCon, Excel Center

Butt, A. (2013) ‘Building Imaginary Worlds’ Utopography: Imaging, representing and critiquing imagined worlds, The Department of Things to Come & Newcastle Institute for Social Renewal & Northumbria University & Newcastle University, Baltic 39 Art Gallery

Butt, A. (2013) ‘The View from Below: Ballard and the London High Rise’, Literary London Society Annual Conference, Senate House

Butt, A. (2013) ‘Between the Imaginary and the Built: Dystopia as Architectural Critique’, Utopian Studies Society Annual Conference, New Lanark

Butt, A. (2013) ‘The Tower City: Science Fiction and the critique of the high rise’, Current Research in Speculative Fiction, University of Liverpool

Butt, A. (2013) ‘The Tower City: Vision of the Future City’ Bangor Visions, Bangor University

Exhibitions

Butt, A., Birt, V., Levi, J, and Schriba, P. (Forthcoming, R&D funding secured from Kings College London Cultural Institute) ‘Space Travel and Imagination’, Somerset House

Butt, A. (2016) ‘Imaginary Megastructures: Lending Library’, Scaling the Heights Symposium, Architecture Research Collaborative (ARC) at Newcastle University, Tyne Bridge. Part of the ‘Being Human’ festival, School of Advanced Study, University of London in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.

Butt, A. (2016) ‘Imaginary Megastructures: Lending Library’ Mountains and Megastructures Symposium, Architecture Research Collaborative (ARC) at Newcastle University

Involve, (2015) ‘Tall Stories Workshop’ part of the ‘Brutalist Playground’ exhibition, RIBA

Butt, A. (2015) ‘Utopographies: Performative Discussion’, part of ‘Loop the Loop’, curated by Knox-Williams, C., Five Years Gallery

Butt, A. and Knox-Williams, C. (2014) ‘Utopographies’, site specific design workshops and symposium installation, Critical Practice, University of the Arts London

Involve, (2013) ‘Skyline Shadow Show’ Junior Open House, Open City

Butt, A. and Roberts, D. (2012) site specific performance of Roberts, D. ‘Empty Words Build Empty Homes: A Play for Estates’, (Victory Press, 2012), at the Haggerston Estate as part of Open House Weekend.

Involve, (2012) ‘Skyline Shadow Show’, Arch-Innovate, Open City

Selected built architectural projects:

Role for all projects: project architect, contract administrator, principal designer, and lead consultant unless otherwise stated.

Butt, A. on behalf of bpr architects:

Ritterman Building, (2013-2016), £18m, project architect, lead consultant, principle designer and novated architect, RIBA Stages 0-7

Hatchcroft Science Laboratories, (2015-2016), £870,000, RIBA stages 0-6

Grove Arts Design and Media Center – refurbishment for Dance, (2015-2016), £525,000, RIBA stages 0-6

Sunny Hill House - refurbishment for counselling, (2015-2016), £340,000, RIBA stages 0-6

Fenella - academic office refurbishment, (2015), £440,000, RIBA stages 0-7

Church Farm Museum – listed building refurbishment, (2014-2016), £370,000, RIBA stages 0-6

Colindeep Lane academic offices, (2014-2015), £550,000, Project manager, RIBA stages 0-7

College Building - seminar room refurbishment, (2014-2015), £460,000, RIBA stages 0-7

Staff Nursery, (2014-2015), £345,000, RIBA stages 0-7

Astroturf and MUGAs, (2014-2015), £930,000, RIBA stages 0-7

Forum Terrace – landscaping works (2014-2015), £1.02m, Project manager, RIBA stages 0-7

HV substation, (2014-2015), £585,000, RIBA stages 0-7

Vine Building – modular seminar rooms, (2013-2014), £1.3m, RIBA stages 3-7

Williams Building Extension – modular seminar rooms, (2013-2014), £900,000, RIBA stages 3-7

Park Clinic - clinical training facility, (2013-2014), £365,000, RIBA stages 0-7

London Sports Institute at Allianz Park East Stand, (2013-2014), £540,000, RIBA stages 0-7

Paradise Road Travelodge, (2013), £3.38m, RIBA stages 2-5

Real Tennis Center –refurbishment for Dance, (2012-2013), £780,000, RIBA stages 0-7

Town Hall Annex – listed building refurbishment, (2012-2013), RIBA stages 3-7

Grove Arts Design and Media Center – refurbishment for Music and Theatre Arts, (2012-2013), £1.2m, RIBA stages 0-7

Ravensfield Theatre Arts building, (2012-2013), £1.2m, RIBA stages 0-7

Building 9 Education center, (2012-2013), £660,000, RIBA stages 0-7

Museum of Domestic Architecture, (2011-2012), £310,000, Lead designer, RIBA stages 0-7

College Building - seminar rooms, (2011), £150,000, Lead designer, RIBA stages 0-6

Real Tennis Center - extension for human movement lab, (2011), £850,000, Lead designer, RIBA stages 4-6

Butt, A. on behalf of Capita Symonds:

Sevenfields Primary School, (2008), £6.5m, Lead designer, RIBA stages 1-4

 Selected projects developed to statutory submission stage:

Butt, A. on behalf of bpr architects:

Barnet and Southgate College – Southgate campus main entrance, (2016-2017), RIBA stages 0-3

Barnet and Southgate College – LLDD gardens, (2016-2017), RIBA stages 0-3

London Sports Institute in Allianz Park West Stand, (2013-2017), £5m, RIBA stages 0-3

Hall Lane student accommodation, (2016-2017), £16.5m, RIBA stages 0-3

Middlesex University Mauritius Campus, (2016-2017), £13.2m, Client TA, RIBA stages 0-4

Butt, A. on behalf of Capita Symonds:

Westrop Children’s Center, (2008), £600,000, Lead designer, RIBA stages 1-3

Newbridge-on-Wye School, (2008), £600,000, Architectural Assistant, RIBA stages 1-4

East Wichel Primary School, (2007), £6m, Architectural Assistant, RIBA stages 1-4

Millbrook Primary School, (2007), Architectural Assistant, RIBA stages 1-2

Feasibility studies / reports:

Butt, A. on behalf of bpr architects:

Royal Holloway University – Bedford Library Feasibility Study (2017)

Royal Holloway University – Academic Office Space (2017)

Middlesex University – Ritterman Building ‘Pocket User Guide’ (2016)

Barnet and Southgate College – Sports on Southgate campus (2016)

Middlesex University – Innovative Pedagogies (2016)

Middlesex University – Strategic Estates Analysis (2015-2016)

Middlesex University – London Estates Strategy 2015 (2015)

South Downs College – Estates Analysis and Strategy (2014)

Middlesex University – Mauritius Campus Briefing Document (2013-2015)

Middlesex University – Estates Strategy – Phase 4 (2012)

Middlesex University – Student Center Feasibility Study (2011)

Middlesex University – Performing Arts Center Feasibility Study (2010)