Waugh Thistleton Architects
David Lomax is a Senior Associate at Waugh Thistleton Architects where he led the design and delivery of the worlds largest cross laminated timber building and is currently directing the practice’s work on CLT off-site volumetric housing. Waugh Thistleton are leading the international conversation on tall timber buildings and sustainable structure. Having designed what was the world’s tallest CLT building at the time - Stadthaus, Murray Grove in 2009 - the practice was awarded the RIBA President’s Award for Practice-located Research in the following year. The practice continues to push the boundaries of the technology, lecturing internationally and collaborating with world leading institutions such as Harvard and Cambridge Universities on teaching and research.
Alongside practice David is currently vice chair of the London Borough of Southwark Design Review Panel and is a RIBA Part 3 examiner at The Cass. He has taught at the London School of Architecture and been a guest critic in a number of other schools including the Bartlett, Oxford Brookes and UCA Canterbury as well as being a practice based mentor for students at the RCA and LSA.
He graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2002 earning the school’s nomination for the RIBA President’s Medals for outstanding architecture students and exhibited as an artist as part of the group ‘Teflon’ at the inaugural Liverpool Biennale of Contemporary Art in 2002. In 2013 he was a runner up in the Mayor of London’s ‘A High Line For London’ competition, with a provocative proposal for a commuter swimming route along the Regent’s canal called the ‘Lido Line' which was exhibited and published internationally.