Teaches on Professional Diploma in Architecture - RIBA Parts 1 & 2.
Prof. Christou co-directs the Architecture Research Unit at London Metropolitan University with Florian Beigel. He is Associate Professor in Architectural Design at the Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design, London Metropolitan University, and has taught Architectural Design at LMU and worked with Florian Beigel and ARU since 1985. Architectural design research, practice and teaching are given equal emphasis in this work. He has run workshops and regularly gives guest lectures internationally. Philip was born in1956 in Lethbridge, Alberta, in Western Canada. He studied Art History at McGill University, Montreal, and Fine Art at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada, receiving Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Art degrees. He worked as an assistant with the artists Krzysztof Wodiczko and Daniel Buren on gallery and public art installations following his fine art studies. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association, London. He has lived and worked in the UK since 1980.
Teaching and interests
- Professional Diploma in Architecture - RIBA Part 2
A complete list of projects and publications can be found on the ARU website
Book: Architecture as City
City Scales Exhibition
Saemangeum Island City