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Christopher Platt

Head and Professor of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art

Christopher Platt is Head and Professor of Architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, and founding director with Rod Kemsley, of the award-winning architectural practice, studioKAP ( whose built work has been peer reviewed and published internationally. He is a registered architect in Great Britain and was previously a member of the Architektenkammer in Berlin.

He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was made a Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects of Scotland in 2009. He is a visiting professor at the Bauhaus University in Weimar and has previously held senior positions in architectural practices in England, Germany and Ethiopia where he has an ongoing consultancy with Abba architects.

His academic appointments include invited memberships to several revalidation boards and external examination bodies. His media appearances include TV, radio and YouTube. A book, ‘Dwelling with Architecture’ written with Rod Kemsley has just been published by Routledge.


  • –present
    Head and Professor of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art