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

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.