Thursday, 22 September 2011

Timber Conference Speaker Profile: Glenn Howells

Architect Glenn Howells gives the keynote presentation at the PLACE & Wood NI conference on Wednesday 12th October: Timber Construction & Design in Northern Ireland - Using Sustainable and Renewable Materials. His presentation will focus on innovative timber projects in England.

Above: Glenn Howells, keynote speaker at the PLACE & Wood NI Timber Conference on 12th October
Glenn Howells is the founding director of Glenn Howells Architects and established the practice in 1990.  Glenn has led the practice to win numerous major design competitions and awards for a diverse range of building types including residential, commercial, urban regeneration, education and arts projects.

Glenn is on CABE's LOCOG Design Review Panel (The London Organising Committee of Olympic Games). He is Chair of MADE (Midlands Architecture and the Designed Environment) and also Chair of the IKON Gallery in Birmingham.  Glenn advises Birmingham City Council and is an ambassador for the West Midlands.  He sits on the Warwick University Board and is Chair of the Warwick University Building Committee.

Above: The Downland Grid Shell building by Glenn Howells Architects
In the academic field, Glenn is a visiting Professor at Nottingham Trent University, an external examiner at Sheffield Hallam University and a lecturer at the Centre of Alternative Technology in Wales.  He was previously an external examiner at the University of Nottingham and Queen's University, Belfast.

Download the conference flyer [PDF, 80kb]

Find out more and book your place: click here.

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