Edinburgh Research Explorer

Fiona McLachlan

Personal Chair in Architectural Practice

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Education/Academic qualification

Diploma of Architecture, University of Edinburgh
Master of Arts, University of Edinburgh

Professional Qualifications

RIBA Part 3
Registered Architect

Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Colour in Architecture, Housing design, School design, Inclusive design

Area of Expertise

Research expertiseColour in Architecture, Housing, Fabric cast concrete, Architectural Practice, Architectural Design

Highlighted research outputs

  1. Architectural Colour in the Professional Palette

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  2. Vague Memories: Old colour in the city: The re-introduction of Copperas render in Scotland

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. Inclusive design and pedagogy: An outline of three innovations

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Shifting and unstable: The role of colour and light in affording multiple readings of architecture

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Colour Strategies in Architecture

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  6. Colour and Contingency: Theory into Practice

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Ethereal material: Colour and material surface

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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Research activities & awards

  1. Colour and soul: wayfinding for a dementia ward

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  2. On Colour in Architecture:Association and Experience

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  3. AIC Conference, Lisbon: Colour and Human Comfort

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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Research projects

  1. Wheatley Group Innovation in Housing

    Project: Research Collaboration with external organisation

  2. Colour Collection

    Project: University Awarded Project Funding

  3. Colour Collections

    Project: University Awarded Project Funding

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