Tony Clelford BA, DipArch, MSc, MA

Head of Design Practice

Key details

Tony J Clelford

Head of Design Practice

In addition to 15 years’ experience large and small architectural practices and current lecturing responsibilities, Tony Clelford is an examiner on university degree programmes and for the Architects’ Registration Board (ARB). He has tutored for a number of organisations, including The Design Council, and has drafted policy for the ARB and RIBA.

Tony is a past chair of the Association of Professional Studies Advisors in Architecture, was editor at the International Journal of Architectural Management, Practice and Research, and founder member of the Society for the Advancement of Architectural Management.

Research/scholarly interests

  • New forms of architectural practice
  • The marketing and strategic management of architectural services
  • Timber-framed construction applied to housing systems.

Selected publications

Clelford, T.J. 2010. If that’s where you want to go, why start from here? Keynote workshop for CEBE/iBEE conference, Sheffield Hallam University.

Clelford, T.J. (2010) The Greenhouse Project. In: An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment. John Willoughby.

Clelford, T.J., and Stoppani, T. 2010. The (G)Lobal architect. Proceedings of the University of Greenwich Symposium 2009.

Clelford, T.J., and Hopkins, A (2006) Sizing the slice: assessing individual performance in group projects. CEBE Case Study In Assessment. Centre for Education in the Built Environment.

Clelford, T.J. (2006) Moderation without tears. CEBE Transactions, 3.1. Centre for Education in the Built Environment.

Clelford, T.J., and Hopkins, A (2004) Working together, learning together. Centre for Education in the Built Environment case study. In: CEBE News Update, 9, 2004.

Diaspora City ed. Nick McDowell, Arcadia Books London 2003

Greenhouse project in Extreme refurbishment From Building for a Future Autumn 2003

Into the Empty Space ed. Docherty, Clelford, Eagle, New Gallery Publications, London 1999

Clelford, C.J. 1999. Transmitting embedded skills in a knowledge-based profession. Paper presented at Developing the Practice of Architectural Management. Venice, March 1999.

Scribes & Passions ed. Docherty, Clelford, Eagle, New Gallery Publications, London 1998

Clelford, C.J. 1997. Creativity: the skill that dare not speak its name. Paper presented at The Networked Architect conference. Trondheim, April 1997.

Clelford, C.J., and Underwood, E. (1993). Public Relations and Marketing for Architects. RIBA.

Clelford, C.J. (1993) Unplanned settlements. Architectural Review, February 1993.

Clelford, C.J. (1992) Learning from Detroit: Architecture, Mass Production and The Automobile Revisited. In: Nicholson (ed.) Architectural Management. Spons, London.

Clelford, C.J. (1991) Bristol. Architecture Today, February 1991

Clelford, C.J. (1990) Portsmouth. Architecture Today, November 1990

Clelford, C.J. (1989–92) Editor, CPD Packages for Practices and Students. RIBA.

Clelford, C.J. (1998) Architectural Management. In: Building Design, May 1988.

Clelford, C.J. (1982–88) Building Design Datasheets for RIBA Services.

Clelford, C.J. (1984) View from The Bottom. The Architect's Journal.

Clelford, C.J. (1982) GE Smith, Architect. Portsmouth

Responsibilities within the university

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