Toby, a Project Architect with Article 25, has worked in several Lonon and Oxford architectural practices, amassing experience across a variety of scales and sectors. He pursued an interest in humanitarian architecture and vernacular building technologies during his postgraduate studies at London Metropolitan University, undertaking both research work and building projects in informal settlements in Delhi and Mumbai. This led to a spell working for an Indian NGO in a post-disaster reconstruction project n Ladakh, designing and delivering a series of shelters and community buildings using local materials and technologies.
Company description: Article 25 is an architecture charity based in London. We use design to improve health, livelihood, and resilience to disasters. We are driven by Article 25 of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that everyone has the right to adequate and dignified shelter. Our vision is of a world where all communities have access to better housing, safe school buildings, and effective clinics and hospitals, and we provide the skills and knowledge needed to make this a reality.