Harriet Harriss

PhD, MA(RCA), FRSA, FHEA, RIBA, Brookes Teaching Fellow 2010-12  Dr Harriet Harriss is a Senior Tutor in Interior Design & leads the Architecture School PhD program at the Royal College of Art in London. Her teaching, research and writing are largely focussed upon pioneering new pedagogic models for design education, particularly those that respond to specific community challenges: as captured in her most recent publications, Architecture Live Projects: Pedagogy into Practice (Routledge, 2014); and Radical Pedagogies: Architecture & the British Tradition (RIBA Publishing, 2015). In 2015 Harriet was awarded a PhD entitled ‘Community-engaged learning for the acquisition and application of ‘practice-ready’ architectural knowledge’. As well as teaching design, architectural history, theory and representation, her other areas of interest include the history of British social housing, cognitive design, participatory design methods, the power stations of London and the future of design education. 

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Live Projects across the disciplines

Live Projects in the discipline of architecture have been described as a form of ‘proto-practical learning that takes place in the borderlands between architectural education and built environment practice.’ (Harriss & Widder, 2014, p. 1). They often involve varied forms

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