Gregory Cowan PhD

Consultant and Researcher in London, United Kingdom

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Revealing and co-creating urban shared spaces, environments and architecture, by "Occupying Streets" (2015).

Guide, educator, researcher and urbanist-architect. Lecturer, UWTSD London, Lecturer, University of Westminster.

Specialism: street design in station areas, noir urbanism, interpreting the city, night and day. PhD research 'Occupying Streets': comparing King's Cross and Bahnhofsviertel Frankfurt.

Independent assessor, RIBA Continuing Professional Development Providers' Network. Integrating good communication and international development principles in my work.

Lecturer, architecture, tourism and urbanism, communication and planning - University of Wales TSD London Campus, and University of Westminster.

Specialism: urban station hubs at night. Developing: 'Occupying Streets: Bare Streets, Carnival Arts and Street Design'.

Tours: Architecture & urbanism, Highlights and Hidden Gems of London, Sherlock Holmes' London.

Danish Concrete Barons in London: taxied along the embankment to St Pauls. From the whispering gallery to the Turbine Hall, via the Millennium Footbridge. By Thames Ferry to Embankment, Trafalgar Square and Soho Square.

Guitarist's walk: Southwark Cathedral Sunday mass to Crossbones Cemetery, Shakespeare's Globe. Crossing the Thames on foot, Tate, Boudicea, Romans and the Tower of London.

German-language architecture tour: Tate to Tate - Pimlico to Bankside by ferry, new office developments in Shoreditch and Spitalfields.

Überbau (Vienna), Study tour: Stadtviertelerneuerung; City, Canary Wharf und King's Cross.

'Barging around Britain' (ITV 2016) guide to bargee life on London's Regent's Canal, driving John Sargent.

'Haus / Boot' vortrag, Uni Graz. Lecture and course on precarious architecture and urbanism, Graz University of Technology with Haus der Architektur. Graz students continued in London, studying social housing and waterway living in inner London King's Cross Creative Quarter.

  • Work
    • Dr Gregory Cowan RIBA
  • Education
    • University of Westminster
    • University of Adelaide
    • Curtin University