Areas of Expertise
Briefing and stakeholder engagement, Change-inspiring places and spaces, Creative reuse
Cora is an architect with over 20 years’ international experience and Divisional Director/Sector Lead for Higher Education at Stride Treglown, as well as a RIBA Client Adviser with a special focus on strategic advice, briefing and user experience.
With her strong design background, she has been responsible for high-value and change inspiring projects, including higher education, mixed-use and workplace schemes.
Cora is experienced in a variety of projects for the public and private sector to deliver award-winning schemes. As a multi-disciplinary design team leader, she led, for example, on the €200m train station in Cologne, designed the innovative Shilling Building at Royal Holloway and worked on the world-class £56m Bristol Business School as Technical Adviser for the University of the West of England, as well as on masterplans and design codes for up to 2,200 residential units.
Cora has demonstrated encouraging design excellence and placemaking as thought-leader through co-chairing the Design Review Panel at the Design Commission for Wales (DCfW) and Design West. She further supports this as Design Commissioner for DCfW, Board Trustee for Design West and a member of the Higher Education Design Quality Forum. Cora was a ‘Best Woman Architect’ Finalist at the WICE European Awards 2019.