Hannah Durham

AA Dipl, BA (First Class) Honours, ARB, RIBA, FHEA.


School of Architecture

Hannah Durham


Hannah joined as a Lecturer in the School of Architecture in October 2020. She was an Associate Lecturer since September 2016. Prior to becoming a Lecturer, Hannah worked full time as an Architect in practice.

Hannah is in the MArchD Admissions team.

Teaching and supervision


Modules taught

Hannah teaches across the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. In the undergraduate course she is the Studio Leader for the design studio Telling Tales which explores the relationship between storytelling and architecture. In the postgraduate course she is a Design Tutor in both the specialisation Research Led Design (RLD) and the design studio DSR. 


Research Interests. Storytelling and Architecture, Oral History, Architectural Education, the Traces of Time and Memory in Architecture, Women Architects, Soundscapes, Listening as a Qualitative Research Method, Theatrical Stage Mechanisms in Architecture, Flexible Architecture, and Cross-Disciplinary Practice. 

Between 2014-2017 Hannah was the oral history interviewer and researcher for the AA XX 100 project celebrating one hundred years of women studying at the AA School, collecting the life stories of women alumni for the AA Archive.

She is a co-leader at Studio in the Woods which is an education and research project designing and making with timber at 1:1 scale.