Lecturer in Architecture
Dr Rachel O’Grady coordinates Stage Three of the BSc in Architecture with Steve Larkin. She is a lecturer at QUB and part of the research group Recomposing the City. She is also the co-founder of OGU Architects. Over the past five years, Rachel has worked extensively with the Indian NGO CURE using collaborative projects to examine the creative potential of reviving architectural ‘heritage’ in the city. Her ongoing project The Buksh Museum of Hobbycraft [link to Bukshmuseum.com] received an ASF-International Honorary Mention Award. Rachel studied architecture at the University of Cambridge and then London Metropolitan University where she later completed a PhD as part of the Department of Architecture of Rapid Change and Scarce Resources (ARCSR): this is when her relationship with CURE began. Before the PhD she worked for London architecture practices Wright & Wright Architects and Penoyre & Prasad LLP.
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