The Bartlett School of Architecture


The Bartlett PhD Research Introductions 2018

04 December 2018, 9:30 am–4:45 pm

View down between the staircases at The Bartlett School of Architecture

A full day of presentations from students who have recently joined our PhD programmes.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff | UCL students




Jakub Owczarek – Teaching and Learning
020 3108 9336


22 Gordon Street
United Kingdom


This event is an opportunity for students to introduce their previous work and research interests, to discuss their current research ideas, developments and experiments and to generate a lively discussion about research in architecture.

Short 10–15 minute presentations by each student will be followed by a discussion and an opportunity for questions. 


9.30 – Introduction

9.45 – Diana Salazar 
Environmental History, Coal and Resistance: Linkages between Colombia and the UK
10.00 – Hamish Muir
Environmental Design in the Theatre Industry
10.15 – Discussion

10.45 – William Victor Camilleri              
The Struggle for Existence
11.00 – Naomi Gibson
Design Conversations: A Study of Speech, Social Dynamics and the Creation of a Virtual Building
11.15 – Discussion
11.45 – Break
12.00 – Danielle Hewitt
Material from Demolition: Writing Transformation through the London County Council War Debris Service

12.15 – Azadeh Zaferani
The Politics of Homemaking and the Making of an Urban Politics (Tehran 1963-1979 and 2005-2013)
12.30 – Discussion

13.00 – Lunch Break
14.00 – Saptarshi Sanyal              
Shaping the Modern: A Critical Architectural (Counter)Culture in Late Colonial India (1913-48)
14.15 – Felix Graf
The Role of Manufacture in the Work of the Architect
14.30 – Discussion

15.00 – Lena Asai
The Role of Performance in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research and the Staging of Interdisciplinary Scientific Performances

15.45 – Anthony Presland
Power, Glory and the Everyday: A Study of John Laing & Son Limited through its Photographic Archive
16.00 – Discussion and Final Comments
16:45 – Drinks 

Image: Courtesy of the PhD students