Sebastian is a qualified architect and lecturer at Coventry University and has significant experience of building in East London. He has extensive involvement in the delivery stage of the three case studies to be analysed. Sebastian also brings expertise in procurement processes from the perspective of the developer.
RIAI and ARB registered Architect since 2003, practicing as half of the Imaginary Rock collaboration, with a part-time academic role as Senior Lecturer in Architecture at Kingston FADA.
Her practice and research interests lie in socially sustainable work, focusing on Play, Community, Arts and Education, and augmentations of existing situations delivering tangible contributions to the city or public realm. Multiple realized examples, such as the Anthony Burgess Foundation in Chorlton Mill Manchester, Brecknock Childrens Centre, Camden and the London High Streets series, projects which often develop through conversation and an on-the-ground tenacious presence with diverse and multi-cultural client groups.
Dr. Carl Fraser
Carl has been active as an HPL at Coventry University for the past two years on the Architecture course. He completed his PhD at The University of Sheffield in 2016. Protest in contested public space:
“An investigation into the performative act of protest as a mechanism by which to define the changing social, political and spatial terrains of neo-liberal London.” He is a member of the White Rose Society and has been a contributing speaker at the Theoretical Currents II conference series (Lincoln University, 2012). He has also been an organiser and contributor in the Common Grounds (II) series (2012), The Lines of Flight series (University of Sheffield 2012) and the Mapping Agencies international workshop (Faculté d’architecture de l’ULB, 2013).