Charlotte Skene Catling

Dezeen Awards 2021 judge Charlotte Skene Catling

Architect Charlotte Skene Catling is director of the architectural practice Skene Catling de la Peña.

Catling uses research as a basis for design, with a particular interest in the borders between architecture and other disciplines. Her practice has won numerous awards including the RIBA House of the Year 2015, and has been extensively published internationally. She was named a Debrett's 500 People of Influence in Architecture & Design in 2016 and was shortlisted for the 2016 Architectural Review Women in Architecture award.

Catling has written about architecture in The Burlington, The Sunday Telegraph, the Architectural Review and ARCH+. She collaborated with Malcolm McLaren on film scripts and has made architectural films that have been shown in festivals around the world. She ran a postgraduate architecture unit at the Royal College of Art for five years and teaches a masters unit at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany. Catling is an external examiner for the Greenwich School of Architecture, and is currently completing a research project with the Royal College of Art and the Rothschild Foundation on representation in architecture.



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