Tony Skipper

Director

Tony is a Director and joined 5plus in 2016. He leads the practices national portfolio within the public sector.

For over 20 years he has conceived and delivered many award-winning projects across all sectors, latterly working extensively within the Higher Education sector. His particular interest and specialism is in the design of public, academic and research led environments for many universities and cultural institutions. Tony has developed major new build, adaptive re-use, and masterplan schemes across the UK and overseas and is the current Director Lead for the North Wales School of Medical Sciences at Bangor University; the North of England Robotics Innovation Centre at Salford University and the lead delivery architect for Manchester Metropolitan University’s new Science and Engineering Building.

Prior to joining 5plus, Tony spent 15 years at John McAslan + Partner’s (JMP), a highly acclaimed international practice, working nationally and internationally across a wide range of projects, including a new building for the British School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; a new research-based botanical garden in Dongguan, China and the new School of Engineering for the University of Lancaster.

Tony has taught, or been a visiting critic at Schools of Architecture at universities in Salford, Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield and was an External Examiner at the Leeds School of Architecture from 2005 – 2010. He is currently Visiting Practice Professor at Sheffield University and Design Review Panel member of Places Matter!, an organization working with the private and public sector to promote good design and strong client leadership.

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