Chris qualified as an architect in 1986, having studied at PCL and Plymouth. Since 2008 he has run his own practice in Bristol, Askew Cavanna Architects, working largely with charity and community clients. Prior to this he spent eight years with Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios as Practice Manager and Partner. He previously worked as a job running architect working on a wide range of projects and contract types.
Chris has been involved in education for a good many years. He has examined Part III Architecture at a number of Universities since 1996, and was a course leader at Birmingham City University from 2009-2011. More recently he has been a visiting critic for Part I course at Nottingham and a part-time tutor for the Part III course at the Bartlett.
He is a former branch chair for Bristol and Bath RIBA, and is a trustee of the Architecture Centre in Bristol.
Annual Register of Interests 2017
a) Membership of Formal Groups;
RIBA, Higher Education Academy, Association of Environmentally Conscious Builders, Green Register.
b) Business, Professional or Social Relationships;
Principal of Askew Cavanna Architects, Director of UDS Properties One Ltd, UDS Properties Two Ltd, UDS Properties Three Ltd. Trustee of Bristol Centre for advancement of Architecture, People Republic of Stokes Croft (CIC)
c) Companies or Associations which you or members of your family are officer of employees or in which you or they have beneficial interests;
d) Involvements in Partnerships, Joint Ventures or Consortia;
e) Professional Relationships with individuals, organisations or businesses that might have relationships with ARB;
Tutor at Bartlett School of Architecture, Examiner at Bath University and University of West of England.