Christopher Platt

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Head and Professor of Architecture & Director, studioKAP architects

Architecture

Mackintosh School of Architecture, studioKAP architects

Research Interests

Architecture, Architectural Education

Research Profile

Christopher Platt Head and Professor of Architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture at the Glasgow School of Art and director studioKAP architects (www.studioKAP.com). He is involved in research-driven practice and practice-based research writing on a wide range of issues overlapping practice and academia. He has lectured and taught widely across the UK, Europe, Ethiopia, Malaysia and China. 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.

Qualifications

C.Arch, Dip. Arch, RIBA, FRIAS, FHEA

Latest Additions

  1. Visualizing Traces of Destruction

    Urban, Florian and Platt, Christopher (2016) Visualizing Traces of Destruction. In: 42nd Annual Conference of the Association of Art Historians, 7-9 April 2016, University of Edinburgh, UK.
  2. 'Home' 'Albert Road'

    Platt, Christopher (2016) 'Home' 'Albert Road'. [Video]
  3. Learning from Robert Maguire

    Platt, Christopher (2016) Learning from Robert Maguire. Architecture Today (265). p. 13. ISSN 0958-6407
  4. Architecture's Continuing Contribution in X Agendas for Architecture

    Platt, Christopher (2016) Architecture's Continuing Contribution in X Agendas for Architecture. In: X Agendas for Architecture. Artifice, London, pp. 55-57. ISBN 9781908967763
  5. Four Houses: Dialogues, Doubts and Details

    Platt, Christopher (2015) Four Houses: Dialogues, Doubts and Details. [Artefact]
  6. House in North Glasgow

    Platt, Christopher (2014) House in North Glasgow. [Artefact]
  7. Enable: The work of Orkidstudio in, Empowerment: Social Change through Building.

    Platt, Christopher (2014) Enable: The work of Orkidstudio in, Empowerment: Social Change through Building. The Lighthouse, Glasgow. ISBN 978-1-905061-40-2
  8. Should architecture only be taught at universities?

    Platt, Christopher (2014) Should architecture only be taught at universities? Architect's Journal.
  9. Andy MacMillan

    Platt, Christopher (2014) Andy MacMillan. RIAS Quarterly (19). pp. 40-43.
  10. Architectural Chess in Glasgow:designing in the shadow of Britain's favourite building

    Platt, Christopher (2014) Architectural Chess in Glasgow:designing in the shadow of Britain's favourite building. The Conversation.