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Dr James Norman

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James has been lecturing at Bristol University since 2004, when he started to teach Structural Design. He has recently written a new course on sustainable materials looking at both the wider issues of sustainability and also the more detailed requirements of designing straw, rammed earth, timber, unfired masonry and low carbon concrete. He also is regularly involved in both third year research projects and final year design projects. He is passionate about design and particularly enjoys discussing design concepts with final year students struggling to understand how they might make their design work.

Previously James has lectured a timber design course and has supervised third year research projects and final year design projects. He has also been involved in a number of public engagement projects from teaching 4 year olds about cable stayed bridges to members of the women’s institute about earthquake engineering.

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