Architecture tutor appears on Channel 4’s Grand Designs

An architect who lectures at London Met’s Art, Architecture and Design school, The Cass, appeared on Grand Designs earlier this month.

Date: 9 October 2017

Takero Shimazaki, who teaches postgraduate architecture at The Cass, appeared on the popular TV series, Grand Designs, on Wednesday 4 October.

He was appointed by designers Beth Dadswell and Andrew Wilbourne to help transform an old Victorian Dairy in South London into their new family home.

Takero leads Unit 8 on the Professional Diploma in Architecture at The Cass. This year, the Unit continue their focus on the urban development of cities in the Midlands, proposing architectural interventions as opportunities for civic renewal.

Takero also exhibited alongside several other award-winning practices and their students at The Cass’s School/Work exhibition in March 2017.

Grand Designs is a popular Channel 4 show, which focuses on challenging design and construction projects decided by members of the public. You can watch Takero’s episode on the Channel 4 website.