Sasha Bhavan

<p>Sasha Bhavan is a founding partner of Knox Bhavan Architects, practising for over 30 years. She is responsible for many beautiful and award winning projects. These projects range in size and character, including new cafes and hub buildings in parks, works to precious Listed Buildings and a number of acclaimed new houses.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>She is particularly interested in looking at buildings in their context/landscape, making buildings with clarity of form and detailing, simple and contemporary. She believes in the power of the team; client, professional and builder working together. She has established long-standing successful professional relationships and collaborations with other design professionals, including landscape architects, engineers and contractors.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Sasha enjoys teaching the next generation of architects and is a part-time teaching fellow at the University of Bath and external examiner at both Falmouth University and University of Portsmouth. She has also been a visiting lecturer and critic at the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture in Pittsburgh in the US, and regularly lectures at universities in the UK.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Sasha sat on the RIBA Premises Committee for 66 Portland Place, has been Jury chair for RIBA Awards and an architectural assessor for the Civic Trust Awards. She is currently&nbsp;an RIBA competitions advisor, a member of the Hertfordshire Design Review Panel and sits on the advisory board at&nbsp;TRADA.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>She is a former Chair of the Governors at Sydenham High School, Girls' Day School Trust, specifically promoting excellence in education for girls, and was a founding Trustee for Art in the Park (Burgess Park, Southwark). In 2016 Sasha became a Trustee and Non-executive Director for the Creative Education Trust (CET). She occasionally writes for Architectural Journals.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Sasha trained at Portsmouth School of Architecture where she was nominated for the President’s Silver Medal, and won the RIBA Southern Region prize and Professional Practice prize. She qualified with a double distinction.</p> <p>Before founding Knox Bhavan Architects with Simon Knox in 1995 she worked for ten years as a director at Edward Cullinan Architects.</p>

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