Dr. Peter Holgate studied architecture at the Universities of Liverpool and the University of Oregon and has been a qualified architect for over twenty years, having practiced in London, San Francisco, Frankfurt am Main, and Newcastle upon Tyne. Before joining Northumbria University, he was a Project Director for FaulknerBrowns Architects, responsible for the delivery of several award-winning commercial, sports and civic buildings.
Upon joining Northumbria University, Peter assumed a variety of learning, teaching, and assessment roles in the architecture department, including programme leadership of the MArch (Part II) and MA in Architectural Studies courses. Currently acting as Director of Learning and Teaching for the Department of Architecture and the Built Environment, Peter is involved with numerous faculty-wide and institutional-level quality enhancement initiatives and quality assurance responsibilities. He is a Senior Fellow and Academic Associate of the Higher Education Academy, a founder member of the Association of Architectural Educators, a committee member of the Assessment in Higher Education network, as well as an external examiner for Robert Gordon University and VIA University, Horsens.
Annual Register of Interests 2017
Membership of Formal Groups:
RIBA, Higher Education Academy
Business, Professional or Social Relationships:
Associate Professor, Architecture, Northumbria University
Companies or Associations which you or members of your family are officers or employees or in which you or they have beneficial interests:
Spouse, Oksana Holgate, Architect, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council
Involvement in Partnerships, Joint Ventures or Consortia:
Professional Relationships with individuals, organisations or businesses that might have relationships with ARB:
External Examiner, Robert Gorgon University and Via University Horsens