Staff Profiles


Mr Karl Rosenvinge Kjelstrup-Johnson

AA Dipl, AA BArch(Hons), BTEC, RIBA II, FLS

Senior Lecturer

School of Architecture

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Karl Kjelstrup-Johnson

Academic Research: (Intelligent Systems Research Centre). Symbiotic Cognitive Architecture; enabling for enhanced Sensemaking, Situational Awareness and Decision-Making performance. 

Senior Lecturer at the Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment. Programme Lead for Apprenticeships Programme (Collaborative R&D).

Strategic and creative R&D. Experience within cutting edge industries, ranging from the disciplines of Education/Training, Architecture, Simulated Environments, Engineering and Digital Manufacture.

In 2012 he founded Tectonic IP (TIP) a strategy and R&D consultancy focused towards Complex Systems Modelling (VDC/ BIM /Parametric Design). Framing, generating and evaluating disruptive and evolutionary strategies to develop novel technologies that will enhance the way we engage with information. 

In 2010 he co-founded Skin Graph; developers of novel parametric bio-technologies translating mapped realities into 4D personalized information models used to engineer bespoke body worn products to accelerate medical rehabilitation and enhance performance.

In 2001 he was awarded a scholarship to the Architectural Association (AA). He successfully graduated in 2005 with AA BArch hons (1st technical pass) and with AA Diploma hons nomination (1st technical pass) in 2009. 

He has worked at internationally acclaimed architectural practices such as Grimshaw setting up the Computational Design Unit London (CDU), Halcrow as Urban Designer and NOX. He is a member of Smart Geometry; a collective of industry and academic leaders in architecture/ engineering focused toward advanced computation.