Chris Coleman-Smith MSA Friday Lecture Series
Glasgow School of Art

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Architecture Friday Lecture


Reid Auditorium


22 Feb 2019
17:00 - 19:00



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Chris Coleman-Smith MSA Friday Lecture Series

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Chris Coleman-Smith

Hoskins Architects, Glasgow and Berlin

This week's Friday Lecture on the Theme of 'Uncertainty' will be given by from Hoskins Architects.

Chris Coleman-Smith is a director at Hoskins Architects, an award-winning architectural practice with studios in Berlin and Glasgow.

 Chris studied at the University of Sheffield and qualified as a registered architect in 1996 before moving to Glasgow and joining Hoskins Architects in 2000. He became a Director in 2008 in recognition of his key contribution to the growth and success of the practice.

Over his time at Hoskins Architects Chris has designed and managed a range of projects working with high-profile clients in the public and private sectors, large multi-disciplinary design teams and multiple projects.

Alongside his role on active projects and his input into the strategic direction and development of the practice, Chris maintains a role on competition submissions.

Having completed the V&A Architecture for All Gallery in 2004, Chris directed the hugely successful redevelopment of the National Museum of Scotland, which went on to win the RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2011. He was director on ‘Rockvilla’ for the National Theatre of Scotland which won an RIBA National Award in 2017. 

Chris is currently the director overseeing: the Scottish National Gallery project in Edinburgh; the redevelopment of Aberdeen Art Gallery; a mixed-use development at West Register Street, Edinburgh; Strawberry Field visitor centre, Liverpool; and the redevelopment of Perth Museum and Art Gallery.