Thomas Parker - Architectural Designer 

Thomas Parker is an architectural designer, fabricator and photographer who graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture, his interests lie in experimental architecture and spatial design, which he explores through the deployment of speculative devices and scenarios. 

Thomas explores a range of mediums in his work, including 3D scanning, analogue and digital photography, creative coding, as well as fabrication and simulation modeling, all with a focus on learning through a process that aims to tease out a truer speculation around the intricacies of experimental architectural design.

Thomas has previously worked at ScanLAB Projects where he produced a series of documentaries as well as independent films with artists such as Anouk de Clercq and Keiichi Matsuda. Thomas has also delivering a series of sculptural and spatial experiences in collaborative installations with the likes of Ars Electronica and New Movement Collective.

Thomas studied fine art at UCA, and holds a MArch(part II), Distinction in architecture from the Bartlett School of architecture, UCL, where he was awarded a Bartlett Medal as well as the Fitzroy Robinson Drawing Prize and won the Serjeant Drawing Prize at the 2017 RIBA Presidents Medals. He also holds a BA(hons), First Class, in Architecture from the Canterbury School of Architecture.

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Employment

2018-Present

Specialist Lecturer in Design+Make, Architectural Association

2017-Present

Teaching Fellow, Y1 Design, Bartlett, UCL.

2015-Present

Freelance Architectural Designer and Fabricator.
        Clients including: ScanLAB Projects, Steven Pippin, Nat Chard, 
        Tim Lucas, Storp+Weber

2013-2016

Lead Designer of Digital Projects, ScanLAB Projects.

Education 

2015-2017

MArch Architecture - The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL

2010-2013

BA(hons) Architecture - University for the Creative Arts, UCA

2009-2010

Foundation Diploma, Fine Art - University for the Creative Arts, UCA

Awards 

2017

Serjeant Awards for Excellence in Architectural Drawing, RIBA Presidents Medals

2017

Silver Medal Nominee, RIBA Presidents Medals

2017

Fitzroy Robinson Drawing Prize, Bartlett, UCL

2017

2017

Bartlett Medal, Bartlett, UCL

Bartlett Medal, Bartlett, UCL

2016

Show Openers Prize, Unit 25, Awarded by Liz Diller

2013

Bronze Medal Nominee, RIBA Presidents Medals

2013

Building Technology Prize, UCA Canterbury

2012

Shortlisted for Norman Foster Travelling Grant

2012

Building Technology Prize, UCA Canterbury

2011

Kenneth Gravett Memorial Drawing Prize

Exhibitions 

Group

2018

Presidents Medal Exhibition, London

2017

X-25, Bartlett, London

2016

Unit 23, Bartlett, London

2013

UCA, End of year show, Canterbury

Solo

2016

Features Fractures Frames, Architectural Film Festival, London

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