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Dr Gillian Horn RIBA is an architect with over 20 years of professional experience.  She received her doctorate on the schism in taste between the architectural elite and the lay public from the University of Sheffield in 2019, which was funded by the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH).


Gillian is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at the University of Reading.  She was a partner at Penoyre & Prasad for 15 years, where she led the design of many award-winning buildings. She is a trustee of the Design Council and a Building Environment Expert.  Gillian is chair of numerous Design Review Panels, including Sutton, Waltham Forest, St Albans and Wandsworth. 


Gillian's consultancy work includes acting as expert witness for planning appeals, tender evaluation advice for major developments and training for local authority officers and members on design quality and scheme evaluation.


Gillian studied at Cambridge Univeristy and Harvard University and has taught and examined widely at architecture schools including  Demontfort University and the Universities of Plymouth, Manchester and East London (external examiner); the Architecture Association, Kingston University, Greenwich University and the University of Cambridge (lecturer and design studio).


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