Name Paul Smith
Job Title Senior Lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Subject(s) Architecture and Built Environment
Tel 01902 518589
Email P.H.Smith@wlv.ac.uk

Paul Smith

Paul Smith is a member of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (MCIAT), and is currently a Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Wolverhampton.

 

Paul is Course Leader for the Degree Programmes in Architectural Design Technology; Interior Architecture and Property Development; and also HNC Architectural Studies and HND Architectural Design.

 

Prior to his participation as an academic within Higher Education, Paul was a partner in private, RIBA Practice, for a number of years, responsible for both commercial and residential developments nationwide, from inception to completion.

 

Paul is currently a Professional Assessor at membership interviews for the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT).

Residential and commercial development and design (property development); property re-use (conversion and adaptation of buildings); construction technology; conservation and preservation of structures.

Urban and rural regeneration; regeneration policy and practice; regeneration and community renewal; adaptation of buildings.

 

Chartered Architectural Technologist (MCIAT); Professional Assessor for CIAT; Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Paul’s research interests relate to the impact of the built environment -development/design - upon urban and rural environments and communities – urban decline and deprivation; unemployment; youth criminality; and subsequent regeneration and renewal.

 

Paul is currently developing his interest into the provision of green space in towns and cities, as a means of addressing the concerns that an inactive and increasingly obese population will add to the burden of non-communicable disease upon society.