Position: Visiting Lecturer
Faculty: Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Owain is a multidisciplinary creative designer, artist and educator based in London. He has worked on a number of projects internationally, being exhibited in London, Boston (USA), Lithuania, Poland, Portugal and Ukraine. His practice specialises in post-industrial/commercial obsolescence through intervention, inhabitation, fragmentation and disassembly with a particular focus on editing the existing built environment. Owain has a strong interest in creative education and currently teaches Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels at Canterbury School of Architecture, University for the Creative Arts and at Regents University London.
His teaching interests include design through making, 1:1 prototyping, material testing and rigorous experimentation. Owain is also continually challenging and developing the importance of architectural representation techniques within the context of academia and professional practice in the future.
Owain’s research interests include working with post-obsolescent spaces to unlock their spatial potential - experimenting with techniques such as cutting, deconstructing and suspending. Exploring physical and digital methodologies.
Owain also founded the ‘Hybrid Drawing’ blog, which is a digital drawing archive collecting radical spatial drawings as a resource for students and creative professionals.
Owain is aware of the pressures of being a student and understands the importance of mental health awareness within academic institutions. He volunteered as a student welfare mentor for a year and also has training in mental health first aid.
Last updated: 18 October 2018