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Andrew Bradford

Senior Lecturer in Interior Design

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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.


  • 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


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


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

Membership of professional bodies

Royal Institute of British Architects Higher Education Academy Architects Registration Board

Teaching & 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

External responsibilities

Subject for media interview

Spatial Design and the creation of Interior "Atmosphere"