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Department of Architecture



As an architect, Peter Carolin worked first for John Voelcker (of Team 10) and then with Colin St John Wilson, latterly as a partner on the British Library and other buildings.  He was Technical Editor and then Editor of The Architects' Journal (1981-1989) and Founding Editor of arq (Architectural Research Quarterly) (1994-2002).  As Head of Department (1989-2000) he instigated and chaired the Cambridge Futures project (1997-2001) (the project director for which was Professor Marcial Echenique).  In retirement, he has worked for the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), advised several trusts and governing bodies, chaired the Cambridge Design Panel, and co-directed a sub-regional visioning project.

Emeritus Professor of Architecture and former Head of Department 1989-2000
Corpus Christi College (Life Fellow)
Professor Peter  Carolin