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Mr Joël Chappell

BA Arch Hons, MArchD

Associate Lecturer, Workshop Manager

School of Architecture

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

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Tutor Masters & MArchD students on Advanced Architectural Design Course. Specialise in 3 dimensional modelling, communication and materials.

Teaching interests

  • Analogue↔Digital epistemology.
  • Design through atmosphere, experience and artefact.

Current areas of supervision and teaching

  • Masters brief - Further adventures in Arcadia.
  • Lectures on digital making and modelling.
  • Developing a cohesive approach to 3D communication through analogous processes within a modelling workshop.


Research interests

  • Development of rapid prototyping for bespoke residential purpose through furniture.
  • Lightweight tessellated surface structures. Conditions of Drift.


Research group membership

  • RIBA (Associate Member)
  • 100k Garages