Stafford Critchlow BA (Hons) BArch (Hons) RIBA FRSA

portrait of director Stafford Critchlow

Founding Wilkinson Eyre’s education team, Stafford Critchlow leads on the practice's work in life sciences including the Wellcome Genome Campus (Cambridge), Oxford North, other faculty buildings for Oxbridge, the University of St Andrews and other Russell Group Universities as well as a new FE College in Brent.

Key completed projects include the Forum at the University of Exeter, the Earth Sciences building in Oxford, new schools in Bristol & Reading (built following his involvement in the Schools for the Future (DfES) exemplar design initiative), Eddington post-grad co-worker housing in Cambridge, ‘We the Curious’ interactive science centre in Bristol, and most recently the LSBU Hub in Elephant & Castle, London: the repurposing and transformation of an existing 1970s building to provide a new focus for this urban campus.

He is a member of Design: South East and Islington design review panels. He was a founding trustee of the Higher Education Design Quality Forum (HEDQF) and previously sat on the CABE school design panel and the RIBA Education Committee. He has lectured at various schools of architecture, is professional studies adviser to the University of Cambridge and occasional contributor/reviewer for Architecture Today and RIBAJ as well as co-author/editor of Tectonics: A Building for Earth Sciences in Oxford (2011) and Wilkinson Eyre: Works (2014).