Dr Gareth Carr
Gareth is a Senior Lecturer and Registered Architect, has taught on HE construction programmes since 1998 and has worked in both public and private sector architectural design offices in South Wales and in Liverpool. An alumnus of Neath College, West Glamorgan Institute and the University of Liverpool, Gareth has pursued his interest in the design and supervision of building projects and contributes to Construction Management, Architectural Design Technology and Civil Engineering programmes at the University.
A corporate member of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Gareth’s academic interests include the work of Richard Owens of Liverpool, Architect and Surveyor (1831-1891) and the history of Victorian speculative housing.
General interests include writing short stories, practicing Shotokan Karate, playing cricket and following the fortunes (and misfortunes!) of Welsh rugby.
BA (Hons) Architecture
BArch (Hons) Architecture
TDLB D32, D33 and L301 Assessor Awards
Corporate Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. (RIBA)
Registered Architect (ARB)
Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. (ICE)
The career of Richard Owens of Liverpool, Architect and Surveyor (1831-91)
The history of Victorian speculative housing
The social and architectural history of Wales
The architecture of the nonconformist Welsh Chapel
Construction and infrastructure technologies
Science and Materials
Engineering Mechanics and Materials
Planning and Building Regulations
Individual Research Project
Richard Owens and the Welsh House-builders
of Mid-Victorian Liverpool
Paper in Liverpool History, Liverpool History Society Journal No. 20 (2021)
The Welsh Chapels of Liverpool : Part 2
Paper in Liverpool History, Liverpool History Society Journal No. 19 (2020)
The Welsh Chapels of Liverpool : Part 1
Paper in Liverpool History, Liverpool History Society Journal No. 18 (2019)
Richard Owens of Liverpool, Architect and Surveyor (1831-91)
Paper in Liverpool History, Liverpool History Society Journal No. 17 (2018)
'Liverpool- Capital of North Wales'
BBC1 Wales (2016)
'Dan Cruickshank - At Home with the British'
Oxford Film and TV for BBC 4 (2016)
BBC Radio 4 (2016)
Proofs of Evidence as an Expert Witness for Save Britain’s Heritage [SAVE]: The ‘Welsh Streets’ Public Inquiry, Liverpool (2014)