Sebastian Messer
chartered architect; senior lecturer, Northumbria University

Sebastian Messer is a Chartered architect, senior lecturer at Northumbria University and is undertaking a Practice-based PhD. His work is informed by narratives, to understand the lives that take place between the walls, and he is researching the representation and tactics of appropriation and activism and how these might inform the profession of architecture. He is interested in alternative forms of practicing architecture, and ‘live projects’ in architectural education. He enjoys collaboration, and has worked with a wide variety of people, from artists to geographers, and scientists to skateboarders. His Masters studio at Northumbria University investigates Northern identity in the context of English devolution.


Saturday 22 October, 14.00 Frobisher 1-3
Is brutalism back?