Current PhD students

Meet and be inspired by our Architecture PhD students.

NameThesis titleSupervisors
Majd Atef Alnajem Rethinking Conservation Practices of Heritage Buildings: The Case of Amman Dr Leandro Minuchin (1st); Prof Stephen Walker (2nd)
Felipe Aravena Tejo On-site Modernities: transformations in the Chilean construction sector towards the industrialisation of the housing supply (1959-1976) Dr Leandro Minuchin (1st); Prof Lukasz Stanek (2nd)
Ghaydaa Hemaidah Towards Healing Environments in Healthcare Facilities: A Tool for Assessing the Ability of the Built Environment to Support Psychosocial Well-Being in Saudi Government Hospitals Dr Alan Lewis (1st); Dr Kelly Watson (2nd)
Nesfun Nahar Revisiting Modernist Heritage: Campus Architecture of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) 1947-1971 Prof Albena Yaneva (1st); Dr Huda Tayob (2nd)
Diana Osmolska Intuition in Site Analysis Dr Alan Lewis (1st); Dr Christina Buse (2nd)
Ziqiu Ren Filming multi-temporality: assemblages of Chinese food markets as socio-urban infrastructures Prof Deljana Iossifova (1st); Dr Huda Tayob (2nd)
Joshua Silver Architectural Processing: Rethinking the Material Medial Supports of Design Production Since 1983 Prof Albena Yaneva (1st); Dr Kim Foerster (2nd)
Salma Soliman The Making and Unmaking of Comfort: The Study of Mothers, Domestic Spaces, and Architectural Standards Prof Stephen Walker (1st); Dr Raymond Lucas (2nd)
Rujin Wang Effects of Perceived Outdoor Environmental Qualities on Residential and Life Satisfaction of Older People in Chinese Urban Neighbourhoods Prof Deljana Iossifova (1st); Dr. Nan Zhang (2nd)
Junyan YE Encountering nature in the everyday: A transcultural narrative from China to Manchester Prof Deljana Iossifova (1st); Dr Matthew Dennis (2nd); Dr Alison Browne (2nd)
Yaran Zhang Geopolitics On Display: Chinese Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale [2006-2023] Dr Léa-Catherine Szacka (1st); Prof Albena Yaneva (2nd)