Cert Arch, Dip Arch, RIBA, FRIAS
Christopher Platt is Head and Professor of Architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, and co- founding director of the award-winning architectural practice, studioKAP (www.studioKAP.com) whose built work has been peer reviewed and published internationally. He is a registered architect in Great Britain and was previously a member of the Architektenkammer in Berlin. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was made a Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects of Scotland in 2009. He is involved in both practice-based research and research-driven practice and writes on a wide range of issues overlapping practice and academia. He was apprentice, student and design tutor at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, under Professors Andy MacMillan and Isi Metzstein. He has lectured widely across the UK, Germany, Ethiopia, Malaysia and China. He is a visiting professor at the Bauhaus University in Weimar and has previously held senior positions in architectural practices in England, Germany and Ethiopia where he has an ongoing consultancy with Abba architects. His academic appointments include invited memberships to several revalidation boards and external examination bodies. His media appearances include TV, radio and YouTube. A book, ‘Dwelling with Architecture’ written with Rod Kemsley was published by Routledge in March 2012.