Staff Profiles: Andrew Bradford

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Staff Profile: Andrew Bradford
Academic Course Leader for Interior Design BA (Hons)

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Andrew Bradford

Academic Course Leader for Interior Design BA (Hons)


Practising academic with a passion for spatial design, colour theory and the built environment, biophilic and sustainable principles. A maker of site sensitive spaces and places.


Qualified Architect, with over 30 years experience in the industry at all levels from small scale domestic to large multi million pound commercial projects. Designed and built own house in the Cotswolds. Over 20 years teaching experience which includes the teaching of architectural drawing, colour theory, architectural construction and spatial design. As the Academic Course Leader for the BA Interior Design Course at the University of Gloucestershire I am responsible for the design, development and management of an exciting undergraduate programme of study which centres around Biophilic and Sustainable design principles and the circular economy.


Award Title Institution Date
MA Fine Art Chelsea School of Art 1995
PGDip Fine Art Print University of the West of England 1994
BA (Hons) Fine Art Central St. Martins School of Art 1992
FDA Arts Wimbledon School of Art 1987


Elected Member Royal Institute of British Architects 1986 Senior fellow HEA 2018


Cecil Collins Memorial Prize for Drawing 1992. Royal Fine Art Commission Building of the Year Award 2005 (Specialist Award for Architectural Education)

Membership of professional bodies

Royal Institute of British Architects Higher Education Academy Architects Registration Board

Teaching and research


Spatial Design, modelmaking, drawing from observation, design narratives, client narratives, contextual narratives, seminars and workshops, lectures, colour theory demonstrations, collaboration with external partners within the industry, outreach programmes, international study visits.




Colour Theory and the Built Environment


More publications from Andrew Bradford can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

Spatial Design and the creation of Interior "Atmosphere"

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