The Whitehall Group are delighted that Dr. James Campbell, Architect, University of Cambridge will be guest speaker on Wednesday, 24th February at 1.30pm for an on-line discussion. During a 30 minute interview style discussion Dr. Campbell will be discussing ‘the Challenges and opportunities in Architectural Education and the Profession‘.
We are grateful to Goodbody for their continue support. If you would like to join us please click on the link below to register your attendance: https://goodbody.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Tq7lFe7dQ22VfQtdRlcd4w
Dr. James Campbell is an architect and architectural historian. He became Head of Department in October 2019. Before becoming an academic, he practiced as an architect in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and the United States.
Dr Campbell is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and Chairman of the Construction History Society. He is Director of Studies and Fellow in both Architecture and History of Art in Queens’ College and Director of Studies in Architecture at Trinity.
Dr Campbell’s research focuses on four main areas:
1) construction history;
2) seventeenth- and eighteenth-century architecture (particularly Wren, Hawksmoor and Soane)
3) the history and development of libraries.
4) The history and development of water infrastructure and its outward display in fountains
In the architecture department, he teaches first year Architectural History, second year Building Construction and third year Management Practice and Law and he also lectures on the Building History Course and in History of Art. He has recently designed and created the new Apprenticeship in Architecture (2020).
Dr. Campbell has appeared on a number of television and radio programmes including Divine Designs (Channel 5), Modern Marvels (the History Channel), Making History (Radio 4), Ancient Megastructures (National Geographic Channel), the Today Programme (Radio 4), Robert Elms show (Radio London), The One Show (BBC 1) and Excess Baggage (Radio 4). His programme for The Essay (Radio 3) on the architecture of Robert Hooke was featured on Pick of the Week (Radio 4).