Dr Louis Rice is Head of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments. He is an architect, urban designer and Associate Professor specializing in architecture/urban design for health and wellbeing.
Dr Rice studied Architecture at Sheffield University and then worked as an architect and urban designer for over a decade in London and Paris. Joining UWE as a senior research fellow as part of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments, his research focused on healthy and sustainable urban design. He ran the Masters in Urban Design for several years and currently contributes to the MA in Architecture and is the module leader for the final year Masters in Architecture design studio. He is the author of numerous books and articles on architecture and urban design.