Jonathan Buckland

ARCSR Diploma in Architecture 2008-10

Architect, Studio Buckland

https://studiobuckland.uk

Established by Architect Jonny Buckland BSc DipArch (Dist) ARB RIBA, the Studio Buckland works on a wide variety of projects and offers a range of services from full detail design of buildings to wider scale master-plans and community action projects. 

ARCSR Alumni Profile

What does your day to day role involve?

Architect

 

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Working in challenging contexts

 

Did you have to undertake any additional qualifications to get into your chosen career, if yes please describe your route

No

 

Do you think your ARCSR experience directly assisted you in obtaining your current role and career path?

Yes

 

What did you enjoy most about the course?

Learning a context and people centred design approach for the fast-changing world

 

What are your professional ambitions?

Continue to grow my practice with a strong humanitarian core

 

In your opinion, what are the essential skills for you career?

Communication and project management

 

If you are undertaking research, what sort of research is it?

Material predominantly with a focus on local craftsmanship and skills

 

What is your best memory of ARCSR?

10 days in India from which my professional career has continued to be based

 

What advice can you offer to new ARCSR students?

Ecology first, aesthetics second

 

And finally, tell us a bit about what you are currently working on at the moment.

THIRD SPACE - Udaipur, India. A new Science and Cultural centre, approximate construction budget of £40 million

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