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Architect , educator

Charles Alan Short, British architect, educator. Fellow Royal Institute Architects. Recipient Major Research award, Arts and Humanities Research Board Cambridge University, 2004-2007, Award for sustainable design Junior College Building Elgin, Illinois, United States Department Energy, 2004-2006, RIOA award, 1995, 2000, RIBA award, 2003, 2006, Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers Environmental Initiative of Year award, 2006.


Short, Charles Alan was born on March 23, 1955 in London. Son of Charles Ronald and Dorothea Henrietta (Winterfeldt) Short.


Bachelor Honours, Cambridge University, England, 1977. Diploma Architecture, Cambridge University, England, 1980. Exchange fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975—1979.


Principal Short & Associates, London, since 1987. Assistant professor Washington University, St. Louis, 1989. Visiting professor De Montfort University, Leicester, England, 1994—1998, dean of art and design Leicester / Lincoln, England, 1998—2001.

The professor of architecture Cambridge University, England, since 2001.


  • Fellow Royal Institute Architects.


  • Other Work

    • Queens Building, New School of Engineering, Leicester, 1993 (Green Building of the Year, 1995), Lanchester Library., Coventry University, 1999 (Building of the Year, 2000), School of Slavonic Studies, New School for University College London, 2005 (Building of the Year, 2006).


Fellow: Clare Hall College Cambridge (professional), Royal Society of Arts, Oxford and Cambridge Club.


  • Other Interests

    Landscape history, restoration of family home.


Married Slaine Catherine Campbell, March 1, 2003. 1 child Georgia Grace.

Charles Ronald Short

Dorothea Henrietta (Winterfeldt) Short

Slaine Catherine Campbell

Georgia Grace Short