Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Matthew Wickens

Contact details

Room: 6E 4.13
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 386748

Matthew Wickens

BSc (Hons) MArch RIBA FHEA


Matthew Wickens is a Senior Teaching Fellow and the Director of Teaching (UG) for the Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering, as well as Director of Studies for the MArch programme.

He is 1st Year BSc Design Studio Co-ordinator and tutors in 6th Year (Year 2 of the MArch programme). Matthew has previously been Director of Studies for BSc Architecture and is currently an external examiner at the University of Westminster.

Matthew is a qualified architect and prior to joining the University of Bath he worked in London for Rick Mather Architects on cultural and academic projects, often in historical listed contexts. These included the Stirling Prize shortlisted Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, as well as a new library & archive for The Queen's College, Oxford, and a new library for Christ's College, Cambridge. Other competition schemes included Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond VA and New York Public Library.

Matthew studied at the University of Bath. He has also studied at l'Ecole d'Architecture de Lille and the Bartlett. His student work was nominated for both the RIBA Silver Medal and the RIBA Dissertation Prize. He was awarded a commendation for his Dissertation entitled 'The Modern House in Bath - Peter Womersley's Valley Spring'.

He was also a contributor to the recently published book 100 Houses 100 Years.