The Architectural Review , Editor
Catherine Slessor is Editor of the Architectural Review. She studied architecture at the University of Edinburgh and was in private practice for a time before joining the The Architects’ Journal as a Technical Editor and subsequently moving to the AR. In a long career as an architectural editor, critic and writer she has also contributed to a variety of international architecture and design magazines, among them Architectural Record (USA), Arquitectura Viva (Spain), Arkitektur (Sweden) and Bauwelt (Germany). Her selected publications include Eco Tech, a study of the relationship between High-Tech architecture and environmental awareness, and Concrete Regionalism which considers the influence of vernacular traditions on contemporary practice. She has lectured in the UK, USA, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka and Argentina and has also been a guest critic at the University of Edinburgh and Oxford Brookes University. Recently she was on the jury for the 2012 Governor General’s Medals for Canadian Architecture.