Architect and academic, London Metropolitan University

Frances Holliss is an architect and Emeritus Reader in the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture & Design at London Metropolitan University. She completed a doctorate on the architecture of home-based work (‘The workhome… a new building type?’) in 2007, followed by an AHRC-funded Knowledge Transfer Fellowship (Designing the Workhome: from theory to practice) in 2011. Her latest publication is the book ‘Beyond live/work: the architecture of home-based work’, published by Routledge in March 2015. She can be contacted at f.holliss@londonmet.ac.uk.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Emeritus Reader, Cass Architecture, London Metropolitan University
  • 2012–2014
    Reader, Cass Architecture, London Metropolitan University
  • 1988–2012
    Senior lecturer, Architecture and Spatial Design, London Metropolitan University
  • 2008–2012
    Research fellow, Cities Institute, London Metropolitan University

Education

  • 2007 
    London Metropolitan University, PhD
  • 1984 
    The Bartlett, University College London, RIBA Pt III
  • 1983 
    The Bartlett, University College London, Dip Arch, RIBA Pt II
  • 1974 
    The Bartlett, University College London, BSc Arch, RIBA Pt I

Publications

  • 2013
    Beyond live/work: the architecture of home-based work, Routledge (forthcoming)
  • 2012
    Space, buildings and the life worlds of home-based workers: Towards better design, Sociological Research Online. [http://www.socresonline.org.uk/17/2/24.html]
  • 2012
    Home is where the work is; the case for an urban design revolution, The Conversation 23.07.12. [https://theconversation.edu.au/home-is-where-the-work-is-the-case-for-an-urban-design-revolution-8147]
  • 2011
    House with associated office? , 'Round and about Stock Orchard Street'. Ed. S. Wigglesworth, Routledge.
  • 2010
    From longhouse to live/work unit: parallel histories and absent narratives , 'Built from Below'. Ed. P. Guillery, Routledge.
  • 2008
    Beyond live/work , Planning in London Issue 67
  • 2007
    The workhome... a new building type?, London Metropolitan University. PhD.

Research Areas

  • Architecture (1201)