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Jane Anderson is an architect and Programme Leader for Undergraduate Architecture at Oxford Brookes University. She has worked as an architect in Germany and the UK. Her involvement with architectural education began in 2001 as a participant in the innovative architectural tutor training course at University of East London. She taught with Ruth Morrow and collaborated with her on the book “Building Clouds, Drifting Walls” that documented the activities of the year one design studio at Sheffield University. She established OB1 LIVE in 2008 with Colin Priest. OB1 LIVE is a programme of live projects commissioned by community-based clients and designed by year one students of architecture and interior architecture.


Colin Priest @t_wickers trained as an architect operating between the fields of art, architecture, urbanism and event at a variety of scales, ranging from physical intervention to writing, with an ambition to create memorable contemporary experiences. His inter-disciplinary collaborative practice centres on adjusting the cultural value of contemporary public space, shifting perceptions of identity, society and notions of locality. Based in Hackney Wick he is also Course Leader for BA Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea College of Art and Design, and is currently working on projects in France and across the UK.


Jonathan Shmulevitch studied Architecture at Oxford Brookes University and was tutored by both Jane Anderson and Colin Priest. He is currently pursuing a career in alternative construction while researching new live projects for the Live Projects Network. Jonathan has participated in ‘Now Showing’ and ‘Film Oxford’ live projects.


James Barrell is currently a student of Architecture at Oxford Brookes University.  James works as a Research Assistant at the Live Projects Network and has participated in several live projects over the last year. He has also worked with the Architecture Students Network in order to engage with student the importance of live projects as an integral part of their education.


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Theo Jones @TheoJones is a designer, maker, researcher and teacher. He worked as a Research Assistant here at the Live Projects Network. Theo particularly enjoys community focused live projects and has participated in the ‘Canning Town Caravanserai’, ‘Treen‘, ‘Collaborate!‘, ‘Lantern Festival‘ and ‘Domestic Appliances‘.


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