Stephen Best

Programme Chair PDAP 

BA(hons)., Architecture, De Montfort University, Leicester

1992

Dip.Arch (with commendation), De Montfort University, Leicester

1995

Professional Diploma in Architectural Practice, Architectural Association, London

1997

LEED Accredited Professional, USGBC

2004

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching

2010

MA in Learning and Teaching

2014

Member of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland

Member of the Association of Professional Studies Advisors in Architecture

2007 - On-going

2009 - On-going

RIAI Vice President

2016

Member of RIAI Board of Architectural Education

2009 - 2016

Member of RIAI Architecture Ireland Board

2010 - 2016

Part Time Studio Tutor (Unit Leader), Year 4, DeMontfort University

2000-2002

Part Time Studio Tutor, Brighton University, Brighton, England

2001-2002

Visiting Lecturer University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

2004-2005

Visiting Lecturer Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

2006

School Advisory Board, Waterford Institute of Technology

2006-2009

Visiting Lecturer and Part Time Studio Tutor, Waterford Institute of Technology                            

2006-2009

Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture, Dublin Institute of Technology                            

2009-Ongoing

Professional Examiner, RIAI Professional Practice Exam, Dublin

                  2009

Professional Examiner, RIBA Part 3, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London

2009 - On-going

 

Professional Examiner and Lecturer, RIBA Part 3, Queens University, Belfast

2013 - On-going

External Examiner University of Cambridge

2016 - On-going

Architect in practice with Brian Avery

1995-1996

Partner in the practice, Foster + Partners

1996-2009

Sunday Times Architecture Critic

2010 - On-going

RIAI Architecture Ireland Features writer

 

Delights of the global garden, with Richard Weston, the architects journal

1996

‘Let there be light’, Metropolis Magazine

2006

Sunday Times Architecture Critic

2010 - Ongoing

Architect Journal Irish Correspondent

2010 - Ongoing

RIAI Journal – Architecture Ireland, Features writer

2011 - Ongoing

Various internal Systems and Modelling Studies, with Foster and Partners

1996-2009

Design Research and organisational modelling, with Foster and Partners

1996-2009

MA in Learning and Teaching, Subject - Interdisciplinary Design

2014

Design Competition, International Photovoltaics Prize, Amsterdam

1994

Design Thesis Prize, DeMontfort University

1995

RIBA Regional Award, Faculty of Management, Robert Gordon University (whilst at F+P)

1998

RIBA Award, Millennium Bridge (whilst at F+P)

2002

RIBA Award, McLaren Technology Centre (whilst at F+P)

2005

Ontario Steel Design Award, Leslie L Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Toronto (whilst at F+P)

2008

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