Jim Chapman

Visiting Professor of Architecture

Manchester School of Architecture


Jim Chapman is a chartered Architect and Urban Designer with over 45 years’ experience as a consultant delivering a wide range of projects in many sectors. He established an independent consultancy in 2006 which focuses on supporting and advising clients on the delivery of high quality projects.

Jim is a visiting Professor of Architecture for the Manchester School of Architecture, following 9 years on the governing board and he advised the Manchester Metropolitan University on design and procurement matters on several strategic developments. He is a member of the steering group for the RIBA Client Adviser’s panel.

He is a Trustee for the National Museums Liverpool.

Jim is a member of the Built Environment Expert [BEE] network, and was a vice –chair of the CABE[Commission of Architecture and the Built Environment] design review panel set up to review school design as part of the national programme.

He acts as an assessor for RIBA Competitions projects in Healthcare [including the Evelina Hospital,  the Research and Education building Alder Hey, Great Ormond Street Hospital], Universities [Oxford University, Lancaster University, and Manchester Metropolitan University], and regeneration projects.

He was intimately involved in the regeneration of Manchester; he prepared the master plans for both the Commonwealth and Olympic Games and was a key member of the team in rebuilding of the City in 1996, after the IRA bomb.


Wednesday 17 October

15.00 to 15.30

15.30 to 16.00

To discuss your project with Jim at Education Estates please email using the address below.

Email: jim.chapman4@ntlworld.com

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