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Mr Bill Flinn

BA (Arch) DipArch

Research associate - CENDEP

School of Architecture

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

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Bill's main interest is in Shelter after Disaster. He is an architect and a builder, particularly experienced in domestic scale building in timber and green construction techniques. His working life has been divided between design and build in the UK and development and humanitarian work in three continents. For nine years he worked in Central America and Mexico in appropriate technology and human rights, before returning to the UK to specialise in Shelter after Disaster. In recent years he has worked in Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Cuba, Western Sahara. He also enjoys studio teaching.

Teaching Interest

Shelter after Disaster, construction (especially timber), environmental (green) design.

Journal articles

  • Flinn B, Parrack C, 'Shelter After Disaster'
    Fourth Door Review 9 (2016)
    ISSN: 1364-5110 eISSN: 1364-5110
  • Parrack C, Flinn B, Passey M, 'Getting the Message Across for Safer Self-Recovery in Post-Disaster Shelter'
    Open House International (2014)
    ISSN: 0168-2601 eISSN: 0168-2601
    Abstract Website

Areas of expertise

Shelter after Disaster