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Charles Walker Director B.E.S., B.Arch., MSc., D.I.C., CEng, MIStructE, ARB, RIBA

Charles joined us in early 2007. Previously, he was Associate Director at Ove Arup and Partners, where he co-founded with then Vice Chairman Cecil Balmond, in 2000, the Advanced Geometry Unit, specialising in geometrically complex structures. Prior to that Charles was Director at boutique engineers Atelier One Ltd.

Charles studied architecture at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada and then obtained a post graduate degree in structural engineering studies in London at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.

Charles is Head of Programme in Architecture at the Royal College of Art in London, since 2012. Prior to this Charles has been teaching at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, from 2003 – 2010. In 2011 Charles was Visiting International Professor in Emerging technologies at TU Munich.  Charles has lectured at several architectural and engineering schools throughout Europe, North America and the Far East.


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