Joël Chappell

BA Arch Hons, MArchD

Associate Lecturer, Workshop Manager

Profile introduction

Tutor Masters & MArchD students on Advanced Architectural Design Course. Specialise in 3 dimensional modelling, communication and materials.


  • RIBA (Associate Member)
  • 100k Garages

Teaching interests

  • Analogue↔Digital epistemology.
  • Design through atmosphere, experience and artefact.

Research interests

  • Development of rapid prototyping for bespoke residential purpose through furniture.
  • Lightweight tessellated surface structures. Conditions of Drift.

Current areas of supervision and teaching

  • Masters brief - Further adventures in Arcadia.
  • Lectures on digital making and modelling.
  • Developing a cohesive approach to 3D communication through analogous processes within a modelling workshop.


School of Architecture

Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus
Gipsy Lane
Oxford, OX3 0BP

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 483228